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1 item @ $125.00  

Azurite with Malachite

#56397

Azurite with Malachite

#56397
Availability
Available
Price
$50.00
Size
6 x 4 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Tagged
carbonate , copper

This simple specimen of Azurite and Malachite is full of vugs hosting numerous micro crystals of Malachite. There are several areas which contain rich blue and lustrous Azurite in 1cm fanned out crystals and acicular replacements of Malachite. There are also several good Cerussite crystals. 

Azurite

Formula
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Prismatic, Stalactitic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Fair, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
azure blue, blue, light blue, dark blue 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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