Unending Circles Malachite Specimen

Dakota Nature & Art

$169.00 USD

This natural malachite specimen has concentric rings showing interesting patterns. Such specimens are highly sought after and very collectible.

Cut and polished for a great display specimen. 

Malachite was used as a mineral pigment in green paints from antiquity until about 1800. Often resulting from weathering of copper ores it’s often found together with azurite, goethite, and calcite. Malachite is extensively mined at the fabled King Solomon's Mines.  3.5 to 4 Moh’s hardness.

4 1/2" long x 4" wide 1 1/2" deep