Azurite and Cerussite on (?)Lead Ore Matrix - NTS 032

Beautiful azurite crystals, together with cerrusite , on matrix

Measurements:  48 x 20 x 19 mm

Description:  Beautiful azurite crystals, together with cerussite crystals and bits of malachite and (?)mica, sit on a matrix of (?)lead ore. 

The azurite crystals have very little damage, but some of the cerussite crystals on the edges of the specimen, are damaged.

Weight of Specimen:  36.2 g

Chemical Composition:  Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2  (azurite)       
                                       PbCO3  (cerussite)

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

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NTS 032


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