Cerussite and Malachite - TS 007

Cerussite crystal cluster with bits of malachite

Measurements:  75 x 55 x 28 mm

Description:  A cluster of cerussite crystals with bits of malachite. It's seldom one comes across clusters like this.

The specimen has only a few small nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  174 g

Chemical Composition:   PbCO3   (cerussite)
                                         Cu2+(CO3)(OH)2  (malachite)   

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

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  TS 007

R 600

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