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Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite from Chessy-les-Mines, Rhône, 23 km NW of Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France

 
Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite from Chessy-les-Mines, Rhône, 23 km NW of Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France

Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite from Chessy-les-Mines, Rhône, 23 km NW of Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France

DESCRIPTION:No. 44598
Mineral:Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite
Locality:Chessy-les-Mines, Rhône, 23 km NW of Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
Description:Green malachite pseudomorph after two parallel interconnected cuprite crystals. The cuprite crystallized first then was replaced by malachite. The original cuprite crystals were octahedral form with dodecahedral edge faces.
Overall Size:16x13x13 mm
Crystals:10-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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