SHATTUCKITE pseudomorph after DIOPTASE after CALCITE, MALACHITE


Specimen: #14717
Locality: Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Congo - Kinshasa
Size: 76mm x 50mm x 41mm
Size description: Small Cabinet
Shipping: USA 12.80, Canada 11.80, Worldwide 18.90, China by DHL 61.00 (USD)
Price: USD 880   ADD TO CART

Tremendous connoisseur specimen from unique find in Tantara Mine of Shattuckite pseudomorph after Dioptase, after Calcite. The secondary Copper silicate Shattuckite replaces Dioptase crystals replacing the first generation of pointy Calcite crystals. Shattuckite has intense and saturated dark blue color. Some parts of the crystals are not replaced and are Dioptase. Some green Malachite and botryoidal Shattuckite grow above. Some contacts.

Killer double pseudomorph!



SHATTUCKITE pseudomorph after DIOPTASE after CALCITE, MALACHITE

SHATTUCKITE pseudomorph after DIOPTASE after CALCITE, MALACHITE

SHATTUCKITE pseudomorph after DIOPTASE after CALCITE, MALACHITE

SHATTUCKITE pseudomorph after DIOPTASE after CALCITE, MALACHITE

SHATTUCKITE pseudomorph after DIOPTASE after CALCITE, MALACHITE

SHATTUCKITE pseudomorph after DIOPTASE after CALCITE, MALACHITE