• Willemite pseudomorph after Azurite
  • Willemite pseudomorph after Azurite
  • Willemite pseudomorph after Azurite
  • Willemite pseudomorph after Azurite
  • Willemite pseudomorph after Azurite
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Willemite pseudomorph after Azurite

$2,500.00   €2,129  £1,830.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15610
An incredibly rare specimen of turquoise-sky-blue Willemite pseudomorphing after a group of vertically orientated Azurite crystals. Such a pseudomorph is hardly ever seen from Tsumeb and in this specimen, the Willemite crystals stand about 2.7 cm tall above a bed of blue and white Willemite which forms the base. The Willemite is quite heavily coated with cream and white micro-crystals of Calcite which give this miniature specimen an overall creamy-tan colour with patches of turquoise blue breaking through. Adding to the aesthetic are many pale lemon acicular Mimetite crystals to a few millimetres in length. An almost one-off pseudomorph of Willemite after Azurite from Tsumeb.

Details

Dimensions
5.5 × 4.8 × 4.1 cm
Categories
Silicates, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Willemite

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