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

Azurite with Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite

$8,500.00   €7,677  £6,470.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC18029
A spectacular and beautiful small cabinet specimen of glassy and gemmy deep blue Azurite crystals, silky emerald-green Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite and drusy, tangy-apple-green Adamite.  From the Tsumeb mine in Namibia, the Azurite crystals are typically 4 to 5 mm across and are densely scattered over the bright, apple-green micro-crystals of Adamite; this covers a matrix of cryptocrystalline light apple-green Adamite. Light transmitted through the Azurite produces a stunning electric blue.  This, along with the brilliant lustre of the Azurite crystals, the silky Malachite pseudomorphs and bright Adamite, results in a magnificent specimen from Tsumeb.  The specimen comes with two previous owner’s labels.

Details

Dimensions
6.7 × 6.1 × 5.0 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Oxides and Hydroxides, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Adamite, Malachite

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