- Cuprite ps. Malachite
- Thumbnail, 2.2 x 2.1 x 1.8 cm
- Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Copperbelt, Zambia
Exhibiting calssical octahedral symmetry, this lustrous cuprite crystal has been altered to malachite. Lovely! A rarity one might first think was from Onganja in Namibia, but is not. We bought these from the mining engineer of this remote mine, little known for specimens.