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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 39519
Mineral:Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Dark green malachite pseudomorphs after thin, elongated azurite crystals up to 45 mm long with fragments of matrix in areas. The azurite crystallized first, then altered atom by atom to malachite maintaining the azurite crystal form.
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
Crystals:5-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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