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Object Name Malachite
Object Description Sample of four intergrown Cuprite crystals encrusted with tiny rosettes of green malachite. Cuprite, a copper oxide, is a common ore of copper, while malachite is an anhydrous copper carbonate, and the two minerals are commonly found together. The octahedral shape of the cuprite crystals resembles small four-sided pyramids.
Dimensions H-1.024 W-1.008 L-2.717 inches
Catalog Number 11074