Calcite and Malachite - TS 005

Calcite and malachite on matrix

Measurements:  70 x 50 x 35 mm

Description:  Calcite and malachite crystals sit on a rock matrix. 

The main display side of the specimen has relatively little damage - only a few small nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  94 g

Chemical Composition:   CaCO3 (calcite)
                                         Pb
5(PO4)3Cl (mimetite)
                                         Cu
2+(CO3)(OH)2 (malachite) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (calcite) 3
                                           (mimetite)  3.5 - 4
                                           (malachite)  3.5 - 4

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  TS 005

R 450

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