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Chrysocolla pseudomorph after Barite over Malachite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Chrysocolla pseudomorph after Barite over Malachite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chrysocolla pseudomorph after Barite over Malachite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 60401
Mineral:Chrysocolla pseudomorph after Barite over Malachite
Locality:Mashamba West Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Light blue-green chrysocolla pseudomorphs after 4-15 mm barite crystals over hemispherical green malachite formations. The barite crystallized first, then was overgrown with chrysocolla creating epimorphs of the barite blades. Ex. W. Keller #9380a
Overall Size:5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:4-15 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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