• Enargite pseudomorph after Azurite
  • Enargite pseudomorph after Azurite
  • Enargite pseudomorph after Azurite
  • Enargite pseudomorph after Azurite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Enargite pseudomorph after Azurite

$9,500.00   €7,782  £6,720.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20494
A wonderful small cabinet specimen of large, well defined Enargite pseudomorphed crystals after Azurite from the Tsumeb mine.  One of Tsumeb’s many claims to fame is its wide variety of pseudomorphs, with Enargite after Azurite being one of the rarer.  The pseudomorphed crystals in this specimen show typical chisel tipped former blades of Azurite to about 6.5 cm long, replaced by matt sooty-mid grey Enargite with a rough granular texture sprinkled with occasional rhombohedral Calcite crystals to about 2 mm across.  A magnificent pseudomorph and probably amongst the absolute best of its kind from Tsumeb.
 

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 8.5 × 7.2 cm
Categories
Pseudomorphs, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Enargite

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