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Malachite and Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Malachite and Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Malachite and Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 19399
Mineral:Malachite and Azurite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Mine-run specimen of green malachite in spherical crystals up to 3 mm diameter mixed with lustrous blue azurite crystals up to 5 mm. Purchased from a Tsumeb miner's widow in 1961. Looks beautiful under magnification - could make hundreds of micromounts.
Overall Size:9x7x6 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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