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Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 63782
Mineral:Chrysocolla over Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite
Locality:Luputo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Vivid-blue chrysocolla over green malachite pseudomorphs after bladed azurite crystals to 40 mm long. The azurite crystallized first, altered molecule by molecule to malachite keeping the azurite shape, then was overgrown with chrysocolla. Ex. M. Sussman; identification performed by Dr. Hexiong Yang (University of Arizona)
Overall Size:6.5x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:5-40 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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