Brochantite from the Likasi Mine, Kambove District

$75.00

 

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Description

These brochantite crystals are from the Likasi Mine, Likasi, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga Democratic Republic of the Congo. Over a dozen different mineral species have been identified at this copper mine including brochantite. It is a secondary copper sulfate containing the elements Cu, S, O and H. This piece consists of malachite crystal covered tuff matrix that is partially covered with fibrous silk-like brochantite crystals. This piece measures 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/16 inches or 60 x 35 x 26 mm

 

Additional information

Weight9 oz

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