This natural Multicolor Green Malachite originates from Congo and its weight is about 40 carats. The measurements are 25.06mm x 5.8mm (diameter x depth). The shape/cut-style of this Malachite is Round Cabochon. This 39.62ct Malachite gem is available to order and can be shipped anywhere in the world. Gemstone Certification can also be provided as an optional service.
Malachite is a copper carbonate with distinctive green veining. Though not a particularly hard stone, it takes an excellent polish. Malachite is usually found near copper ore deposits. The most famous malachite mines were in the Ural mountains in Russia, where 20 ton blocks were once taken from the quarries to decorate the palaces of the Russian tsars. Today malachite is a scarcer material and the most important producer is the Congo (formerly known as Zaire).
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