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Malachite Whale Carving

Malachite Whale Carving

Regular price $32.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $32.00 USD
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This malachite whale carving is a unique and natural piece of art. Handcrafted from pure malachite, this piece features a detailed whale carved into the surface. Perfect for any art collector, the malachite whale carving is sure to add a unique touch to any room.

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Dimensions: 2.3"x0.9"x1"

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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.