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

Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite

$1,250.00   €1,153  £960.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC8440
Sharp, chisel-like blades of deep bottle-green Malachite form a rich coverage of pseudomorphs after Azurite on a grey sulphide matrix coated with granular, naturally etched cream and tan Dolomite.  An area of earthy light Persian-blue Azurite within the matrix sits at the front, adding a nice contrast in colour.  The Malachite pseudomorphed crystals are typically 1.5 cm wide and occasionally exceed 2 cm and have a mainly velvety texture with a matt to dull-silky lustre.  A fine example of Malachite pseudomorphing Azurite.

Details

Dimensions
8.4 × 5.1 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Malachite

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