Dims: 1.98x1.88x0.88" (5.02x4.78x2.23cm)
Wt: 2.08oz (59.1g)
Kambove Mine, Katanga, Congo
This lovely specimen displays a druze of excellent deep green malachite crystals on a crust of light blue or turquoise colored chrysocola. These lined a cavity in a brown host rock, and this specimen exposes a portion of that cavity. The malachite crystals are tiny and individually transparent. They appear to be distorted hexagonal blades stacked into clusters. They may be pseudomorphs of azurite, except that I can find no hint of azurite on this specimen, plus the terminations don't look like typical wedge shaped ones of azurite.