|Cu2CO3 ( OH ) 2 _|
|Origin||Shaba, DR Congo|
Spectacular fibrous crystallized Malachite of intense color.
Malachite is one of the main copper ores, it is deep green in color. One of the main uses of Malachite today is in jewelry, although in ancient times it was a mineral widely used by the Egyptians as a cosmetic and as a pigment in paints.
The largest deposits are in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The mineral includes a label with the name and origin and is attached to a cardboard box. 4 cm square.
*The price is per unit (a single cardboard box of the four shown in the photo)
Since the minerals are natural, you will receive a piece similar to the one in the photograph. The minerals come in cardboard boxes and are glued to a porex base with hot silicone; these can be removed using ethyl alcohol without damaging the mineral. The size is approximate.