• Malachite Pseudomorph After Azurite
  • Malachite Pseudomorph After Azurite
  • Malachite Pseudomorph After Azurite
  • Malachite Pseudomorph After Azurite
Gallery

Malachite Pseudomorph After Azurite

ID: CC1760

Five flattened rhomb shaped crystals of Azurite have been completely pseudomorphed by chatoyant fibrous green Malachite. The pseudomorphed crystals grow from a bright green matrix of Bayldonite or Gartrellite coated by clusters of fibrous Malachite, and dotted with lustrous dark blue Azurite crystals. The way the Malachite pseudomorphs stand like a fan of crystals rising from the matrix makes for a very cool Tsumeb specimen. This is from the first oxidation zone, and was in the collection of Wilhelm Oerter, a mine captain at Tsumeb, who actively collected in the first oxidation zone from his arrival in 1909.

Out of Stock

Add to Wishlist

Details

Dimensions
4.0 × 3.0 × 1.9 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Malachite

Related Mineral Specimens

MIMETITE
£525
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa
A fine array of spiky prismatic Mimetite crystals from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Crystals of...
Native Copper on Calcite
£275
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa
Bright metallic sparkling specimen of crystalline Native Copper in a cast-like formation some areas...
SMITHSONITE
£230
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa
A knobbly stalactite of sparkling druse Smithsonite with a green to brown colour from included...
Mimetite
£825
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa
A substantial prismatic crystal of Mimetite from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia.  Having great...