Malachite

Malachite is a mineral with a green appearance,  made of a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral, with the formula Cu2CO3(OH)2.

Interestingly, this mineral has been mined  at Timna Valley in Israel for over 3,000 years.

Malachite
Malachite collectible bowl displaying beautiful growth formation patterns
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Distinctive patterns of Malachite are common

Malachite

 

 

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