• Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite with Azurite
  • Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite with Azurite

Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite with Azurite

$600.00   €514  £470.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC16049
For the seasoned collector of Tsumeb, myself included, it is all too easy not to give a second glance at yet another Malachite pseudomorphing after Azurite, but in this case, look again!  This small miniature is quite exquisite.  Topping the specimen are four distinct spear-shaped crystals, each to about 2 cm long, of former Azurite that is now changed to Malachite, each composed of tightly packed, stepped blades.  The Malachite is beautiful; rich and bright emerald green and with the most fabulous satin lustre; it could not be any better.  Contrasting and complimenting this are areas where the Azurite remains unaltered, with the same stepped bladed habit and of a magnificent deep inky Azure blue, verging on electric.  OK, maybe yet another Tsumeb Malachite pseudomorph, but a lovely and special one.


3.7 × 5.2 × 3.0 cm
Carbonates, Pseudomorphs
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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