Rare blue copper-bearing Hemimorphite - Kimbedi, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Republic of the Congo
A beautiful and certainly uncommon blue color Hemimorphite from the renowned copper deposit at Kimbedi in Republic of Congo. Typically, Hemimorphite is colorless/white, and I have only seen blue Hemimorphite like this from a few world localities. The important aspect of this Hemimorphite is the fact that it is not opaque, but actually somewhat gemmy/translucent with excellent sparkling luster. The blue color is due to copper content in the Hemimorphite, but in such a concentration on this piece that it creates a notably RICH blue shade. Minor white crystals of Cerussite can be seen, and the contrasting reddish-brown gossan matrix makes for a very appealling specimen visually.
Locality: Kimbedi, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Republic of the Congo
Specimen Size: 8.7 x 6.2 x 3.4 cm (small cabinet)
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Last updated 3 July 2022.
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