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Malachite Lion Carving

Malachite Lion Carving

Regular price $37.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $37.00 USD
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This Malachite Lion Carving is the perfect addition to any home. Crafted from natural malachite, this piece is carefully carved to capture the majesty of the lion figure. With its intricate details and hand-polished finish, this is a timeless classic to be treasured for years to come.

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Dimensions: 2.5"x1.3"x0.8"

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Malachite is composed of 66% copper and can be used as an ore of copper. It usually forms in layered masses of radiating fibers, forming stalactitic formations which are often polished to beautiful bullseyes or bands. In Russia, it was a favorite stone of the Tsars and was made into columns, surfaces, and vases.

Chemistry: copper carbonate ♦ Opaque ♦ Luster: from silky to dull ♦ Crystal system: monoclinic prismatic ♦ Moh's hardness: 3.5-4 ♦ Color: bright green ♦ Localities: Ural mountains of Russia, DR Congo, and southwestern U.S. copper districts.