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Malachite (Polished) from Democratic Republic of the Congo (8.7 pounds)

Malachite (Polished) from Democratic Republic of the Congo (8.7 pounds)

Regular price $2,500.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $2,500.00 USD
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High quality natural botryoidal Malachite that has been excellently polished to highlight the concentric growth-ring layering of the individual botryoids or "bullseyes".

APPROXIMATE SIZE: 9.5 x 7 x 3-inches

WEIGHT: 8 pounds 7.1 ounces

Malachite is a vibrant green mineral that is composed of copper carbonate hydroxide. It is a popular gemstone and decorative material due to its attractive color and swirling patterns. The polished Malachite from the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a unique and valuable mineral specimen that has been carefully crafted to showcase its natural beauty.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a major producer of Malachite, with deposits found in many areas of the country. The mineral typically forms in copper deposits and can be found in a variety of forms, including as stalactites, botryoidal aggregates, and crusts.

When polished, Malachite takes on a high shine and the swirling patterns become even more pronounced. The polished specimen can be used in a variety of ways, including as a decorative object, as a component of jewelry, or as a tool for alternative healing practices. Malachite is believed to have a variety of healing properties, including promoting emotional balance, enhancing intuition and creativity, and helping to reduce stress and anxiety.

When selecting a Malachite specimen, it's important to consider the quality of the mineral, including its color, texture, and overall appearance. Higher quality specimens will have a deep, vibrant green color and well-defined swirling patterns, and will be free of impurities or other minerals. The size and weight of the specimen can also be a consideration, with larger specimens typically being more valuable than smaller ones.

Overall, the polished Malachite specimen from the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a beautiful and valuable mineral that is highly prized by collectors, enthusiasts, and those interested in alternative healing practices.

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