Torbernite, Malachite
Miniature, 4.8 x 3.8 x 3.3 cm
Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Western area, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Iridescent, highly lustrous, grass-green torbernite plates to 5 mm aesthetically and richly fill a vug in matrix. The tan matrix surrounding the vug is nicely accented with malachite on this showy specimen from the famous Musonoi Mine of Zaire. A highly representative combination specimen from this well-known locality.