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Specimen Code Number: US091017/8
Learn more about: Plancheite
Size: Miniature
5.3x5.3x3.4 cm
Location: Lubumbashi
Katanga Copper Crescent
Democratic Republic of Congo
Description: Radiating silky rosettes of fibrous green-tinged, pale blue Plancheite fill cavities in a very fine grained buff to rusty-red carbonate matrix. The rosettes range in diameter from a few millimetres to 1.6 cm. The specimen also has a 3 x 2 cm area of dark green Malachite as small 1 mm slightly bruised crystals. This is a fine and rich example of this hydrated copper silicate from the Lubumbashi area in the Katanga Copper Crescent of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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