Azurite wih Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
World class specimen of lustrous royal blue azurite crystals with sharp bladed terminations . There are several isolated areas exhibiting fibrous malachite psuedomorph after azurite.
This specimen was once part of the Joseph Freilich collection, and can be in seen in 2001's Sotheby's The Magnificent Mineral Collection of Joseph A. Freilich, January 11 and 12; and The Magnificent Scientific Library of Joseph A. Freilich, January 10 and 11.
3.4 lbs, 6.5 x 1.5 x 5 inches