Handful of bubbly Malachite. This XL untreated rough specimen has an earthier, dustier look than a polished or fibrous specimen. Doesn't it kind of remind you of a giant bouquet of broccoli?
A botryoidal mineral has a globular external form resembling a bunch of grapes. These spheres form when crystals grow radially around a nucleus of sand or dust at the same rate. Over time, the clusters fuse together.
Malachite is a vibrant copper mineral mined all over the world. Archaeological evidence indicates that it has been mined in Israel for more than 3,000 years! Historically, it was thought to keep evil spirits at bay.
7" at its longest, 1.56KG (3.4 lb)
SOURCE: Democratic Republic of the Congo
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