• Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite on Calcite
  • Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite on Calcite
  • Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite on Calcite
Pseudomorphs

Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite on Calcite

$600.00   €512  £440.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC16020
This is a lovey and rare example of Malachite pseudomorphing after Cuprite from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia.  Despite Malachite and Cuprite being almost ubiquitous throughout the mine, such pseudomorphs are rarely seen and especially to this degree of sharpness.  Both Cuprite crystals measure 3 to 4 mm across and are perched opposite one another at one end of a crystallised Calcite matrix.  This is most certainly a rare and perfectly formed example from Tsumeb.

Details

Dimensions
2.5 × 4.5 × 2.3 cm
Categories
Calcite, Carbonates, Latest Additions, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Cuprite, Malachite

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