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Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 75243
Mineral:Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Fibrous green malachite pseudomorphs after doubly-terminated azurite crystals to 50 mm, with partial pseudomorphs on one edge and a spherical group of white calcite crystals. Azurite formed first, altered to malachite, then calcite grew on the corner. Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and Tsumeb II, the definitive reference books on Tsumeb)
Overall Size:5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:50 mm pseudo
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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