Azurite with Bits of Malachite and (?)Cerrusite - NTS 057

Azurite crystal group with bits of malachite and (?)cerrusite

Measurements:  35 x 22 x 17 mm

A group of azurite crystals with bits of malachite and (?)cerrusite on some surfaces. The ends of the terminations of the azurite are semi-transparent when viewed in strong light. 

This amazing specimen has only a few small nicks. 

Weight of Specimen:  16.9 g

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

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

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NTS 057

US $ 85

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