Chessy Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite

A selection of Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite specimens recently released from a French collection.


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E657 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 400
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.0 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e657a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e657b.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e657c.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e657d.jpg]

Bright blue Azurite clusterfrom the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen features a sharp 7mm crystal of Malachite after Cuprite.


E659 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 450
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659b.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659c.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659d.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite with 6 crystals of Malachite after Cuprite. From the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s.


E661 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 280
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e661a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e661b.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen has a few attached crystals of Malachite after Cuprite and a few areas where the Azurite has altered to Malachite. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged.


E664 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 500
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 5 x 3.3 x 2.8 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e664a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e664b.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e664c.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e664d.jpg]

Fine, deep blue cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen has numerous small attached crystals of Malachite after Cuprite and a few areas where the Azurite has altered to Malachite.


E666 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite (set of 4) $ 60 SOLD
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite (set of 4) from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e666a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite (set of 4) from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e666b.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite (set of 4) from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e666c.jpg]

Four single octahedral crystals of Malachite after Cuprite.


E667 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 280 SOLD
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 3.5 x 2.8 x 2.7 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e667a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e667b.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen features a single Malachite after Cuprite crystal perched atop the Azurite. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged. There are tiny grains of Quartz attached tothe Azurite.


E668 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 100 SOLD
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 2.0 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e668a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e668b.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e668c.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite from the famous Chessy mines of France. The larger Malachite after Cuprite is partially etched away. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. Good large Azurite crystals. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged.



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