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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 56226
Mineral:Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Well-formed green malachite pseudomorphs after prismatic azurite crystals to 25 mm with minor cerussite. The azurite crystallized first, then altered molecule by molecule to malachite, maintaining the original shape of the azurite crystals. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #11034; ex. Harry Sering (1924-2000)
Overall Size:5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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