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Mineral Specimen No. 69308:
Azurite (twinned crystals) with Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 69308:

Minerals Species: Azurite (twinned crystals) with Smithsonite.
Location of mineral deposit: Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.
Description: Classic specimen of lustrous translucent dark-blue contact-twinned azurite crystals to 15 mm with pale-yellow smithsonite crystals to 1 mm. The azurite crystals exhibit the rare Easter Pocket-habit of broad, flat blades (see Tsumeb II, pages 243-247). No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification. Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and II), collected in April 1994.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 3.5x3x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.5-15.0 mm
Price: $475 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Azurite (twinned crystals) with Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Azurite (twinned crystals) with Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Azurite (twinned crystals) with Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Azurite (twinned crystals) with Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Azurite (twinned crystals) with Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Azurite (twinned crystals) with Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Azurite (twinned crystals) with Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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