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Azurite with partial surface alteration to Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Azurite with partial surface alteration to Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite with partial surface alteration to Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite with partial surface alteration to Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite with partial surface alteration to Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite with partial surface alteration to Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite with partial surface alteration to Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite with partial surface alteration to Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 72281
Mineral:Azurite with partial surface alteration to Malachite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Two sharp azurite crystals on a fragment of light-colored matrix. The azurite crystals are translucent blue with thin surface alteration to green malachite. A malachite pseudomorph would have resulted if the azurite continued to alter to malachite. Ex. G. McLoughlin collection, originally acquired in 2005
Overall Size:30x25x21 mm
Crystals:8-22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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