Azurite and Malachite - NTS 024

2-sided specimen of delicate, gemmy azurite crystals with malachite, calcite and duftite

Measurements:  38 x 30 x 30 mm

 A two-sided specimen consisting of delicate, gemmy azurite crystals, some partly altered to malachite, with bits of calcite.

The underside, which is probably the most spectacular, has no notable damage. The rest of the specimen has a few nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  28.1 g

Chemical Composition:  Cu3(CO3)2(OH)(azurite)
                                       Cu2+(CO3)(OH)2  (malachite)
                                       CaCO3  (calcite)                                   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (azurite)  3.5 – 4
(malachite)  3.5 - 4
calcite)  3  

Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:   NTS 024

US $ 160

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