• Cuprian Adamite
  • Cuprian Adamite
  • Cuprian Adamite
  • Cuprian Adamite
  • Cuprian Adamite
  • Cuprian Adamite
  • Cuprian Adamite
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Cuprian Adamite

$5,000.00   €4,373  £3,950.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17148
Large intergrown lustrous crystals, to about 7 mm across, of Cuprian Adamite, cover the surface of a brick-red, iron-stained Dolomite matrix from Tsumeb.  The Adamite is most unusual in that its colour varies markedly, including bluish amazonite-green; dark-leaf green and opaque pale peppermint greenish-white.  Individual crystals can exhibit all three of these colour variations, giving a patchy, mottled appearance.  The crystals are sharp and well terminated and form a fascinating and somewhat different Cuprian Adamite from Tsumeb.

Details

Dimensions
6.8 × 3.6 × 2.9 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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