• Gypsum on Malachite ps. after Azurite
  • Gypsum on Malachite ps. after Azurite
  • Gypsum on Malachite ps. after Azurite
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates

Gypsum on Malachite ps. after Azurite

$600.00   €539  £480.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15659
A rare example of Gypsum from Tsumeb occurring here on a mixed Malachite and Azurite matrix with part crystals of Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite. The Gypsum forms a stack of cleaved transparent rhombohedrons measuring 2.4 x 1.4 x 0.7 cm. When associated with ore mineralisation as with this specimen, Gypsum only occurred at Tsumeb in either the supergene (near surface) zone or first oxidation zone.  An old-time specimen of this rare Tsumeb species.

Details

Dimensions
4.7 × 2.8 × 2.6 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Gypsum, Malachite

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