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English: Malachite
Locality: near Ekaterinburg, Middle Ural Mountains, Urals Region, Russia
Size: small cabinet, 5.7 x 4.6 x 3.8 cm
A historic old classic, featuring a beautiful sparkling malachite vug set within the thick, heavy malachite which was so prized by Russian lapidary carvers in the 1700s and 1800s. The drusy malachite forming ball-shaped clusters within the seam is very bright, subtly different from African material. Now, these locales are long gone, and Russian malachite is still prized by specimen collectors. Ex. John White and Scott Williams Collections.
Deutsch: Malachit
Größe: 5.7 x 4.6 x 3.8 cm
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