Azurite with Malachite - NTS 028

An azurite crystal with a beautiful colour and lovely, flat terminations.

Measurements:  39 x 28 x 16 mm

Description:  An azurite crystal with a beautiful colour and lovely, flat terminations. Some sections are partially altered to malachite.The crystal also has a piece of malachite to its lower side. 

The crystal ha a few nicks and damage along one of its sides.

Weight of Specimen:  28.7 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 028

US $ 55







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