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Cuprite and Malachite on Chrysocolla from Musonoi Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Cuprite and Malachite on Chrysocolla from Musonoi Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cuprite and Malachite on Chrysocolla from Musonoi Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 46649
Mineral:Cuprite and Malachite on Chrysocolla
Locality:Musonoi Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Superb specimen of translucent dark-red cuprite crystals on contrasting blue-green chrysocolla-coated matrix. The cuprite crystals are octahedral form with sub-metallic luster and have a few translucent green malachite crystals to 2 mm long on faces.
Overall Size:8x7x4 cm
Crystals:4-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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