• Azurite with Cerussite
  • Azurite with Cerussite
Carbonates

Azurite with Cerussite

$1,500.00   €1,293  £1,090.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC15436
Yet another Tsumeb specimen which strikes you as that something a little bit different. An approximately 4 x 2 cm shallow cavity in a delicate shell-like geode of granular orange cream Dolomite is lined with beautiful gemmy, bright azure blue Azurite crystals with a 9 x 5 mm glassy, slightly milky Cerussite crystal sat in the centre. The Azurite forms as excellent gemmy acicular, needle-like crystals which, due to their transparency and small size, readily transmit any light falling on the specimen and so naturally displaying the true vibrant blue of Azurite. Although very tiny (sub-millimetre), a small cluster of deep leaf green Conichalcite spheres nestle in the Azurite at one point. A delightful Tsumeb Azurite miniature.

Details

Dimensions
4.4 × 2.9 × 1.7 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Latest Additions
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite

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