Azurite, Malachite
Liufengshan Mine, Anqing-Guichi Mining District, Guichi District, Chizhou Prefecture, Anhui Province, China
Small Cabinet, 9.0 x 6.6 x 6.2 cm
Intensely sparkly and lustrous, navy-blue azurite crystals fill a well-placed 5.0 x 4.0 cm vug in a sculptural, 3-dimensional matrix of beautiful, banded, chatoyant malachite on this fine specimen from recent finds at the Liufengshan Mine of China. The backside of the piece reveals the gorgeous, thick bands of chatoyant malachite.