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Malachite from
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit:Frequently as pseudomorphous replacement or partial replacement of azurite crystals, but "primary" malachite is also known.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 205, 251, 254.; Mineralogical Record, 8 (3), 130 pp.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Azurite377 photos of Malachite associated with Azurite at this locality.
Cerussite201 photos of Malachite associated with Cerussite at this locality.
Calcite142 photos of Malachite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Cuprite61 photos of Malachite associated with Cuprite at this locality.
Mimetite58 photos of Malachite associated with Mimetite at this locality.
Dolomite51 photos of Malachite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Dioptase49 photos of Malachite associated with Dioptase at this locality.
Wulfenite41 photos of Malachite associated with Wulfenite at this locality.
Smithsonite41 photos of Malachite associated with Smithsonite at this locality.
Rosasite40 photos of Malachite associated with Rosasite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Photo GalleryView Gallery (365 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Malachite
0.8km (0.5 miles) Tsumeb smelter slag locality, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
4.5km (2.8 miles) Tsumeb West Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
22.4km (13.9 miles) Tschudi Mine, Guinas, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
33.2km (20.6 miles) Nosib Mine, Guinas, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
38.0km (23.6 miles) Khusib Springs Mine (Khuiseb Springs Mine), Otavi, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
38.7km (24.1 miles) Abenab Mine, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
39.5km (24.6 miles) Abenab West Mine, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
40.5km (25.2 miles) Finsterbergen prospect, Finsterbergen Farm 469, Otavi, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
50.1km (31.2 miles) Kupferberg Mine, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
50.7km (31.5 miles) Gross Otavi Mine (Gross Otavi prospect), Otavi, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
 
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