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Cornetite, Malachite, Chrysocolla from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Cornetite)

 
Cornetite, Malachite, Chrysocolla from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Cornetite)

Cornetite, Malachite, Chrysocolla from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Cornetite)

Cornetite, Malachite, Chrysocolla from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Cornetite)

Cornetite, Malachite, Chrysocolla from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Cornetite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 54532
Mineral:Cornetite, Malachite, Chrysocolla
Locality:L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Cornetite)
Description:Sparkling vivid-blue cornetite microcrystals over a blue-green chrysocolla layer coating blocky brown matrix with acicular transparent green malachite crystals to 1 mm in crevices. The cornetite crystals look beautiful when viewed under magnification.
Overall Size:9.5x5x5 cm
Crystals:0.1-1.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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