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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 52163
Mineral:Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Fibrous green malachite pseudomorph after a single prismatic 90 mm long azurite crystal with yellow-green matrix on the three rear faces. The azurite formed first, then altered molecule by molecule to malachite maintaining the original azurite shape. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #174; originally acquired in 1941 from Wards
Overall Size:10x4x3 cm
Crystals:90 mm pseudo
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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