Shattuckite and Malachite #4 Thumbnail Specimen (Kaokoveld Plateau, Namibia)
*This is a very small miniature, known as a thumbnail specimen. Please examine scale photo and consider dimensions carefully.* Thumbnail specimens are mounted in small display boxes known as perky boxes, and contain locality information. They are designed so that they are ready for display, or may be unmounted for any use including jewelry supply. An ideal and efficient tiny treasure, for any collection!
Mineral Name: Shattuckite and Malachite
Locality: Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia.
Dimensions: 0.65" x 0.58" (17mm x 15mm)
Characteristics of this specimen: Bright blue shattuckite with bright overgrowth of green malachite. Habits may vary from botryoidal to fibrous.
Care Notes: Shattuckite is a rare copper silicate hydroxide mineral that was formed as an alteration product of other secondary minerals. Malachite is a copper carbonate mineral which is a secondary mineral growth after primary azurite. It should be kept out of the elements and away from water.
Healing Keywords: Shattuckite is associated with intuition, amplified thoughts, inner vision, and psychic abilities.
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