Tsumeb Gallery... Azurite

 

 

Mineral Specimens For Sale From the Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa

One of the most desired minerals from Tsumeb are the fine azurites and their pseudomorphs.  These azurites are universally agreed upon as being the finest in the world, reaching fantastic sizes and having the brightest blue color and high luster.

 

 

 

 

OKL-523

OKL-523    Azurite    Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia. A bright blue crystal standing up vertically off a small section of matrix with minor malachite and quartz.  No damage.  Measures 2 x 2 x 1.5 cm overall.  Mounted in a perky box.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-325

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Custom engraved acrylic base

OKD-325   Azurite   Tsumeb, S.W. Africa .  Ex. Nancy Collins Collection.   Deep blue high luster grouping of azurite crystals in an aesthetic display.  One large crystal is missing in this fine group.  Still a very displayable piece with lots of character.  Main crystal is 4 cm while the entire piece measures 5 x 3 x 1.7 cm.   950$

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-624

OKH-624    Azurite and other minerals    Tsumeb, Namibia, Africa.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.   Previously a Smithsonian Institution specimen.  This cabinet size specimen measures 8 cm x 5.7 cm x 3.5 cm.  Most of the azurite crystals are in an area approximately 5 cm.  Much of the remaining piece however, has been crystallization.  There is lots to see here under magnification.  In its own right this specimen is a good display piece with no damage.  Although the crystals in general are small this specimen is a desirable one.  $250

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-497

OKI-497     Azurite     Tsumeb, Namibia.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  This nice TN specimen is a single acicular crystal measuring 2.3 cm (probably longer but I’m not going to chance breaking it by pulling out of the mount).  It is very translucent and internally flawless.  Perfect condition…it looks so good one might think it is fake, but is not!  40$

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-629

Custom engraved acrylic base

OKF-629    Azurite and Malachite      RESERVED        Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa.    Ex. Anthony Dunn Collection.  A top miniature….Large azurite crystal measuring just shy of 3 cm with overgrowths of malachite.  This thick crystal is the deepest of blue and high on luster.  A superior specimen which we often find for crazy prices.  This one is totally damage free, complexly terminated and sits up for display.  Views well from all sides and measures 3.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm.  The specimen is better in person.    400$

 

 

 

 

      

OKH-707

OKH-707    Malachite after Azurite     Tsumeb, Namibia.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.   This specimen is an aggregate of well formed azurite crystals that are bright blue and of high luster.  There partially altered by malachite.  There is rocking contact these crystals in some areas so not all of them are terminated.  4.3 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm.  No damage.  $385

           

 

 

 

 

OKF-444

OKF-444    Malachite pseudo. after Azurite and Azurite    Tsumeb, SW, Africa.  Ex. Nancy Collins collection.   2.3 cm parallel growth group of crystals with the largest being partially double terminated.  Almost complete replacement by malachite but a small amount of azurite shows through on the back of the specimen.  Damage free and what also appears to be minor white calcite in a few places.  80$

 

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