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Azurite, (w. Mimetite)


Chemistry: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Size: 65 mm
Owner: Mariusz Oleszczuk
Photographer: Mariusz Oleszczuk

Aggregates of lustrous, tabular, blue azurite crystals, associated with a rich crust of tiny terminated mimetite prisms, over earthy green malachite.  The mimetite crystals (EDS confirmed) are yellowish-green in colour, which is atypical for Tsumeb.

(FOV for Photograph 2 is 30 mm.)