Malachite, Azurite

Specimen ID: 23X-GGX

Mineral(s)
Malachite : Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Azurite : Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Locality
As recorded:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
7.1cm x 5.8cm x 2.1cm
Events

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Aggregate of flattened Malachite crystals, pseudomorphous after Azurite, with parallel growths and a silky surface. In some areas the replacement has not been complete and the primary azurite is preserved. A classic from Tsumeb that is with a Jack Crowley collection record card.Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb Namibia.
Jordi Fabre - 12th August 2014

Photo added to mindat.org

Aggregate of flattened Malachite crystals, pseudomorphous after Azurite, with parallel growths and a silky surface. In some areas the replacement has not been complete and the primary azurite is preserved. A classic from Tsumeb that is with a Jack Crowley collection record card.Tsumeb Mine, Tsumebm NamibiaSpecimen size: 7.1 × 5.8 × 2.1 cm = 2.8” × 2.3” × 0.8”Main crystal size: 6.1 × 1.2 cm = 2.4” × 0.5”TF48Z9
Jordi Fabre - 12th August 2014
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