Image: Malachite specimen

Malachite specimen

Malachite, polished nodule, from Chapman Collection.

Photographer:
C Bento
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

Collected from:
Bwana Mkubwa Copper Mine, Bwana Mkubwa , Zambia, Africa

Size:
10cm X 6cm

Appearance:
Polished nodule, showing concentric bands of dark to light green.

Formula:
 Cu2(CO3)(OH)2    (hydrated copper carbonate)

System:
Monoclinic

 

Additional information

Registration Number: D.50129

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