• Aragonite with Malachite
  • Aragonite with Malachite
  • Aragonite with Malachite
  • Aragonite with Malachite
  • Aragonite with Malachite
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Aragonite with Malachite

$3,500.00   €3,156  £2,660.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15519
An excellent small cabinet specimen of the lead-rich variety of Aragonite, “Tarnowitzite”, in beautifully terminated, opaque milky-white, stubby crystals. From the Tsumeb mine in Namibia, the “Tarnowitzite” has a bright glassy lustre and all the crystals stand erect in a bed of blueish-leaf-green granular Malachite, acting as a perfect foil to the white Aragonite crystals, which are developed up to 1 x 1 x 0.8 cm. This is a great example of “Tarnowitzite”, the plumbian variety of Aragonite, from the Tsumeb mine and highly aesthetic.

Details

Dimensions
8.2 × 5.5 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Aragonite, Malachite, Tarnowitzite

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