Malachite Sphere

Location: D.R Congo
Age: Unknown
Size: Diameter 21cm
Availability: Sold

Malachite is a copper carbonate mineral. It often results from weathering of copper ores and is found together with Azurite & Calcite. This striking specimen has been purely handworked to achieve its final spherical surface. To find a sphere of this size and calibre is something of a rarity.

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