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Azurite partially altered to Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Azurite partially altered to Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite partially altered to Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 55975
Mineral:Azurite partially altered to Malachite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous translucent dark-blue prismatic azurite crystals to 9 mm on brown matrix. Many of the azurite crystals have partially altered to translucent green malachite that would result in pseudomorphs if it progressed further. Ex. M. Sussman
Overall Size:3.5x2x1 cm
Crystals:micro to 9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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