Plancheite, Azurite
Miniature, 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.4 cm
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
An extremely rare and showy Tsumeb pseudomorph of sparkly, greenish-gray dolomite over plancheite pseudomorphing a sharp, 2.9 cm, flattened azurite crystal. The crystal is nicely placed on plancheite-covered matrix. The bit of periphery damage is certainly not a detraction. An OLD specimen, very seldom on the market in this quality. Ex. George Elling Collection.