Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Malachite on Steins

Malachite

Feature Name Malachite
Clean Name Malachite
Feature ID 14981
Target Steins
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent -
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
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Quad -
Reference [272] - The Nature Company Guides: Rocks and Fossils, by Arthur B. Busbey III, Robert R. Coenraads, Paul Willis, and David Roots: Time Life Books, Australia, 1996.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 09, 2012
Origin Translucent to opaque gemstone, usually banded or rich green and often found with azurite.
Last Updated May 09, 2012 11:42 AM