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Mineral Specimen No. 73443:
Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

This mineral specimen Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 73443:

Mineral Species: Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite.
Location of origin: Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.
Description: Classic specimen of twinned lustrous translucent dark-blue azurite crystals to 18 mm with a 5 mm colorless cerussite crystal on one edge. The azurite crystals exhibit the rare Easter Pocket-habit of broad, flat blades that are contact-twinned. All crystals are complete and undamaged, except the outer edges where it was attached to surrounding matrix. The matrix fluoresces under SW UV illumination. Ex. Leor Goldberg; ex. Danilo Rolando collection #6213; collected in April 1994 (see book: Tsumeb II, pages 243-247).
Overall size: 6x5.5x4 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 5-15 mm
Price: $500 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent illuminated mineral Azurite twinned crystals with Cerussite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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