• Azurite with Malachite, Wulfenite, Rosasite, Smithsonite and Bayldonite
  • Azurite with Malachite, Wulfenite, Rosasite, Smithsonite and Bayldonite
  • Azurite with Malachite, Wulfenite, Rosasite, Smithsonite and Bayldonite
  • Azurite with Malachite, Wulfenite, Rosasite, Smithsonite and Bayldonite
  • Azurite with Malachite, Wulfenite, Rosasite, Smithsonite and Bayldonite
Tungstates, Molybdates and Chromates

Azurite with Malachite, Wulfenite, Rosasite, Smithsonite and Bayldonite

$3,500.00   €3,079  £2,650.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC16434
A small cabinet specimen of great form and complexity from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia.  A granular matrix of mixed Limonite, Malachite and occasional Azurite is richly coated with numerous gemmy azure-blue Azurite crystals, many partly pseudomorphing to Malachite.  Where this is occurring, the Malachite appears as either velvety patches or flattened silky fans of radiating acicular crystals.  A 6 x 6 mm patch of distorted Wulfenite crystals sit towards the front left adjacent to botryoidal turquoise coatings of Rosasite. Granular and microcrystalline Smithsonite and Bayldonite occur throughout the specimen.  A busy, interesting and attractive specimen from Tsumeb.

Details

Dimensions
6.7 × 3.9 × 3.4 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Tungstates, Molybdates and Chromates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Bayldonite, Malachite, Rosasite, Smithsonite, Wulfenite

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