“Primary” Malachite specimen from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
4 x 3.4 x .9 cm
“Primary” Malachite – so called for the fact that it grew discernible crystals on its own, without having to pseudomorph after Azurite – in a pleasing velvety mass from the famed Tsumeb Mine! One of the richest ore bodies in the world, the Tsumeb Mine produced millions of tons of metallic ores as well as numerous varieties of minerals, in all sorts of combinations! Don’t let this aesthetic specimen by! Comes with an old Gemtech Ramona label.