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English: Brochantite, Chrysocolla
Locality: Rokana Mine, Kitwe, Copperbelt Province, Zambia (Locality at mindat.org)
NEVER seen anything from this place except libethenite, nor a brochantite quite like this from anywhere but a small find in Morocco...But, the thing is, this is also one of the world's great examples of crystallized euhedral brochantite - regardless of locale. This is an very large plate, with high quality and brilliant lustre. It is much more impressive in person, with the short, stout crystals to 5 mm leaping out and sparkling nicely. Its very hard to photograph how dramatic the contrast is for the deep forest green on the intense blue background, and I can assure you the impact in person is worth every bit of the money (again, aside from the beauty, I think its a significant piece for the species anyhow). IMPOSSIBLE TO PHOTOGRAPH - TURST ME, THIS THING IS DAZZLING in person. 13.4 x 7.8 x 4.2 cm
Deutsch: Brochantit, Chrysokoll
Fundort: Rokana Mine, Kitwe, Copperbelt, Sambia (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source http://www.mindat.org/photo-114173.html
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