Malachite

malachite

Velvet Malachite from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The fine, fibrous development catches the light and plays with it, in a chatoyant display. 

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The hypnotic, bullseye patterning of malachite is brought out in a spectacular display, by contour polishing. 

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The concentric rings of a malachite stalactite revealed by cutting and polishing. 

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A portion of an azurite "blueberry" that has pseudomorphed into malachite. 

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Vital coloration, and organic contouring make malachite seem like more than just a stone. 

a365azuriteMalachite

An example of the prized azurite/malachite combination. 

a411malachiteCobaltoan

An area of velvet malachite in perfect color combination with cobaltoan calcite. 

a427Fibrous

Fantastic fibrous malachite, with very distinctive, long, well defined fibers. 

a603BotryoidalMalachite

 A delicious botryoidal malachite, glistening like the skin of a toad! 

a645VelvetMalachite

 This specimen has a mystical appearance, as if it is a little piece of a mossy rainforest. 

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An azurite "blueberry" that has completely pseudomorphed into malachite. 

a860PolishedMalachite

Lovely cascading rings of concentric fortification. 

a863BotryoidalMalachite

Grand old specimen of botryoidal, druzy malachite, with some darker areas of hetrogenite. 

a913GoldHillMalachite

Specimen from the Gold Hill Mine, in western Utah - malachite and chrysocolla crust coating at the base of milky quartz crystals. 

a1064BotryoidalMalachite

Fantastic large botryoidal druzy malachite from the Democratic Republic of Congo.