Polished Medium Sized Handcrafted Malachite Heart Pendants - sold per piece - Congo

R 75.00 ZAR
  • Polished Medium Sized Handcrafted Malachite Heart Pendants - sold per piece - Congo - TopRock

Polished Medium Sized Handcrafted Malachite Heart Pendants - sold per piece - Congo

R 75.00 ZAR

PRODUCT INFORMATION


General Description

These exquisite handcrafted Malachite heart pendants boast a smooth, glossy finish, showcasing intricate flower and banded patterns. Malachite, a green Copper Carbonate Hydroxide mineral with a chemical composition of Cu2(CO3)(OH)2, holds historical significance as one of the earliest ores utilized to produce pure Copper Cathode (66% Cu). However, the scarcity of high-quality solid Malachite has elevated its value, making it predominantly sought after for gemstone purposes rather than copper extraction. Sourced from the Congo, where extensive mining operations focus on its copper content, obtaining specimen-grade Malachite proves to be a formidable challenge. The term "Malachite" evolved from the ancient designation "Molochitus," as documented by Pliny the Elder in 79 CE. By 1661, the revised spelling gained widespread adoption. Malachite showcases a diverse range of habits, encompassing botryoidal, silky, and stalactite-like formations, enhancing its allure and fascination.

The photographs are representative of either the entire stock item offered, else a representative sample of the broader batch. Variation is to be expected across individually selected batches. However, all batches / items within this stock item are fully sorted and selected accordingly to associated grade.


Product Data

Locality = Congo
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 3 - 4 cm | 1.18 to 1.57 inch
Net Weight = Ave. 0.018 kg
Product Type = Stock Item

Weight = 0.018 kg

SKU = MALPJ2303041S01

Currently 10 in stock.

Please Note: The product title specifies the exact number of pieces included for the listed product price e.g. x 12, x 1, x 35 etc. The vast majority of our products are individually graded batches or single pieces which are priced accordingly. Therefore, if we state “Currently 1 in stock” this means we have 1 batch and/or 1 piece available as per the number of pieces indicated in the product title.

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PRODUCT INFORMATION


General Description

These exquisite handcrafted Malachite heart pendants boast a smooth, glossy finish, showcasing intricate flower and banded patterns. Malachite, a green Copper Carbonate Hydroxide mineral with a chemical composition of Cu2(CO3)(OH)2, holds historical significance as one of the earliest ores utilized to produce pure Copper Cathode (66% Cu). However, the scarcity of high-quality solid Malachite has elevated its value, making it predominantly sought after for gemstone purposes rather than copper extraction. Sourced from the Congo, where extensive mining operations focus on its copper content, obtaining specimen-grade Malachite proves to be a formidable challenge. The term "Malachite" evolved from the ancient designation "Molochitus," as documented by Pliny the Elder in 79 CE. By 1661, the revised spelling gained widespread adoption. Malachite showcases a diverse range of habits, encompassing botryoidal, silky, and stalactite-like formations, enhancing its allure and fascination.

The photographs are representative of either the entire stock item offered, else a representative sample of the broader batch. Variation is to be expected across individually selected batches. However, all batches / items within this stock item are fully sorted and selected accordingly to associated grade.


Product Data

Locality = Congo
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 3 - 4 cm | 1.18 to 1.57 inch
Net Weight = Ave. 0.018 kg
Product Type = Stock Item