• Malachite ps. after Azurite on Azurite
Carbonates

Malachite ps. after Azurite on Azurite

$450.00   €383  £350.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19663
A miniature, yet good size single Azurite crystal of intense opaque inky blue with surface alterations to Malachite, forming thin, film-like veneers of dusky dark leaf-green and slightly thicker patches of emerald-green.  The Azurite crystal has a flat pinacoidal termination, around which are vertically descending zones of translucent Azurite which, when back -lit, become a fabulous deep electric blue.  A great Azurite, displaying first stage chemical alteration to Malachite, from Tsumeb.

Details

Dimensions
2.8 × 4.8 × 1.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Malachite

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