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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 42432
Mineral:Malachite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Unusual malachite specimen from Tsumeb: red-orange matrix coated with translucent prismatic green malachite microcrystals. Under magnification these look more like mimetite crystals, but I trust the previous label and identification. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #199; originally acquired in 1960 from Sid Fisher
Overall Size:6x4x3 cm
Crystals:0.1-0.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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