Calcite on Cuprite with Malachite inclusions
A large, very aesthetic piece from Tsumeb featuring deep-red, slightly translucent Cuprite crystals hosting a coating of clear, colorless, intersecting Calcite rhombohedrons with inclusions of microcrystalline Malachite, giving the Calcite a light-green hue. An impressive piece with great color and luster. In excellent condition.
Location: Tsumeb, Namibia
Size: 10 x 6 x 6 cm