(?)Smithsonite, Azurite and Malachite - NTS 019

(?)Smithsonite on azurite and malachite

Measurements:  67 x 30 x 26 mm

Description:  Drusy, small crystals of (what appears to be) smithsonite, sit on azurite and malachite

The only damage to the smithsonite, is around the edges of the specimen.

Weight of Specimen:  67.6 g

Chemical Composition:  Cu3(CO3)2(OH)(azurite)  
                                        Cu2+(CO3)(OH)2  (malachite)  
                                         ZnCuCO3  (smithsonite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (azurite)  3.5 – 4                                                                                                                 (malachite)  3.5 - 4 
                                            (smithsonite)  4 - 5

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NTS 019

US $ 45



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