Azurite, Malachite and (?)Duftite - NTS 005

Azuriter, Malachite and (?)Duftite

Measurements:  63 x 42 x 18 mm

Description: 
A stunning two-sided display specimen whith the one side having two azurite crystals up to 7 mm long, on a colourful matrix of malachite and (?)duftite. The second side is pretty much the same as the main side, but without the larger azurite crystals.

The only damage appears to be a few very minute nicks to the two larger azurite crystals.


Weight of Specimen:  26.7 g

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

                                    PbCu(AsO4)(OH)  (duftite

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

                                      (duftite
)  4 

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia. 

Specimen Code:   NTS 005

US $ 165




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