This small raw Malachite specimen may be tumbled to polish to a beautiful smooth surface. Use it for making jewelry as well.
Malachite is one of only four other minerals that comes in two colors. It also occurs in the form of crystals, compact masses, and botryoidal (which means grape-shaped) clusters.
Malachite has a Mohs hardness of 3.5 – 4 and a specific gravity of 3.3 – 4.1, and what this means is that it can be easily pitted by other elements.
Malachite is found in copper mines all around the world. It is usually a replacement of another mineral called limonite and is often associated with another mineral called Azurite.
Measurements are approximately: 2.5 inches long, 1.5 inches wide, & 1 of an inch tall.
NOTE: You might not recieve the exact piece that you see in the pictures but one similiar.