Chrysocolla Pseudomorph after Azurite 4.65 Inch 90 Gram Specimen - Luputo, Dem. Rep. of Congo

Dimensions

Height: 76.71mm (3.02 in)

Width: 118.11mm (4.65 in)

Depth: 54.86mm (2.16 in)

Weight: 0.19 Lb / 90 grams

This incredibly unusual material was discovered a few years ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and was originally thought to be a Chrysocolla Pseudomorph after either Barite or Selenite. There was quite a bit of controversy over the makeup of the delicate crystal exterior, many experts believing for a time that it was comprised of Ajoite. It has since been determined that there is no Ajoite present, and that the Chrysocolla pseudomorph is actually after azurite and not Barite.
This particular specimen is of remarkable size, and possesses the striking beauty of this rare and unusual material. A true collectors' piece, with a fascinating history!

Origin is Luputo, Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Shop other: Chrysocolla

$1,440.00
SKU: DDX-293

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