• Malachite with Cuprite
Oxides and Hydroxides

Malachite with Cuprite

$500.00   €410  £370.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20548
This exceedingly attractive fibrous Malachite is from 30 Level at Tsumeb mine in Namibia: a depth of approximately 900 m below surface.  Glassy, dark emerald-green acicular crystals richly coat a granular textured dark grey matrix of micro-crystalline Cuprite.  The Malachite forms drusy mounds which follow and mimic the contorted matrix and where space allows, forms domed mounds, the largest of which is 2 cm in diameter.  An excellent Malachite from within the Second oxidation zone.

Details

Dimensions
3.2 × 3.9 × 3.1 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
30 Level, Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite, Malachite

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