Azurite Nodule - NTS 041

Azurite nodule with light to dark blue colouring

Measurements:  75 x 56 x 40 mm

Description:
 
An azurite nodule with light to dark blue colouring. Some parts of the azurite crystallization lets light through. The lighter patches with a pale green colouring, is possibly duftite. The top right image was taken in natural sunlight.

It is dufficult to establish damage on these type of specimens, but we can see a few contact marks.

Weight of Specimen:  220 g

Chemical Composition:  Cu3(CO3)2(OH)(azurite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (azurite)  3.5 – 4

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:   NTS 041

US $ 160


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