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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

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. 69194
Mineral:Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Sharp, well defined green malachite pseudomorphs after azurite crystals to 24 mm. The azurite crystallized first, then altered molecule by molecule to malachite, maintaining the original shape of the azurite crystal. Pseudomorph means False Form. Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and II)
Overall Size:25x21x16 mm
Crystals:3-24 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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