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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. 59993
Mineral:Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Cluster of fibrous green malachite pseudomorphs after large bladed azurite crystals to 15 mm. The azurite crystallized first, then altered molecule by molecule to malachite, maintaining the original form of the bladed azurite crystals.
Overall Size:3x3x2 cm
Crystals:5-15 pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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