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Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 73443
Mineral:Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Classic specimen of twinned lustrous translucent dark-blue azurite crystals to 18 mm with a 5 mm colorless cerussite crystal on one edge. The azurite crystals exhibit the rare Easter Pocket-habit of broad, flat blades that are contact-twinned. The matrix fluoresces under SW UV illumination. Ex. Leor Goldberg; ex. Danilo Rolando collection #6213; collected in April 1994 (see book: Tsumeb II, pages 243-247)
Overall Size:6x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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