Yauricocha, Huarochiri Province, Lima, Peru

The best Peruvian malachite was found in the past at Yauricocha. It formed rare botryoidal aggregates up to 4 cm thick with banded structure. These specimens are exceedingly rare and most of them were found back in the 1970s.

Ref: J.Hyrsl (2012) Gemstones of Peru, p. 53

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