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Carbonates

Azurite

$400.00   €388  £330.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC32350
This beautiful miniature Azurite from Tsumeb mine in Namibia forms three branching arms of intergrown, stacked rhombic crystals, which I can only liken to an aircraft’s three-bladed propeller.  This is an over-simplification, but conveys the general structure which is actually more three-dimensional.  One of the ‘arms’ is attached to a small sliver of pale pink Dolomite matrix with a highly porous and spongy texture.  The Azurite has a bright glassy lustre and when back-lit, transmits many rich areas of vivid electric blue.

Details

Dimensions
3.8 × 4.0 × 2.4 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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