Kipushi Mine, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kipushi Mine , Kipushi, Katanga , Democratic Republic of the Congo
A fantastic, iridescent chalcocite crystal from the Kipushi Mine, near Kipushi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Katanga Province! This specimen is very well crystallized and quite large for the material. It is crystallized on both sides and shows what appears to be twinning – however, I’m admittedly not well-versed on twinning in chalcocite. The crystal shows nice iridescence on both sides and it displays well from several angles. From the collection of reputable African dealer Rob Smith.