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Mineral Specimen No. 63783:
Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 63783:

Minerals Species: Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite.
Location of mineral deposit: Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Description: Vivid-blue chrysocolla over green malachite pseudomorphs after bladed azurite crystals to 25 mm long. The azurite crystallized first, altered molecule by molecule to malachite keeping the azurite shape, then was overgrown with chrysocolla. Complete and undamaged except the contact where it was formerly attached to surrounding matrix. Ex. M. Sussman; identification based on Raman spectroscopy performed by Dr. Hexiong Yang (University of Arizona).
Overall size of mineral specimen: 7x4.5x4 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 5-25 mm pseudos
Price: $1250 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mineral Specimens: Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mineral Specimens: Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mineral Specimens: Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mineral Specimens: Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mineral Specimens: Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mineral Specimens: Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mineral Specimens: Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mineral Specimens: Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mineral Specimens: Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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