Libethenite – Translucent Crystals from the Kambove District


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These libethenite crystals are from the Kambove District, Haut-Katanga,Democratic Republic of the Congo. This is a large area that contains many mines that contain over 170 different minerals  including libethenite. It is a copper-phosphate that contains the elements Cu, P, O and H. This specimen consists of a bowl shaped tuff matrix whose center is filled with dozens of lustrous libethenite crystals. They are translucent under bright light and magnification. They have complex growth and are about 5 mm or size. This piece measures 2 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches or 73 x 45 x 32 mm

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Weight8 oz