Specimen #343

Name: Chrysocolla

Type: Mineral

Locality: L' Etoile du Congo Mine, Shaba (Katanga), Democratic Republic of the Congo

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 10.6 x 9.0 x 3.2 cm


Acquired: 2007-01-01

Source: Hummingbird Minerals

Label: N

Comment: This is one of those great copper minerals from Congo. Actually not polished - it is naturally smooth and lustrous with a beautiful intense turquoise color.

Minerals: Chrysocolla ((Cu,Al)2H2Si2O5(OH)4 n(H2O))

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