Azurite and Malachite - NTS 023

Lovely azurite crystals sit on a conglomorate matrix

Measurements:  43 x 31 x 26 mm

Description:  Lovely azurite crystals sit on a conglomorate matrix consisting mostly of azurite and partially overcoated with malachite. 

Some of the lesser azurite crystals have some damage.

Weight of Specimen:  30.3 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 023

US $ 120

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