Tennantite ps. After Azurite

Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Miniature, 3.5 x 2.8 x 2.0 cm
Start Time: 04/22/2011 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/28/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A sculptural and aesthetic diverging pair of tennantite pseudomorphs after sharp azurite blades from Tsumeb. Complete all-around and pristine and nicely accented with scintillating mimetite needles, green malachite and a few calcite rhombs. A very rare, unusual and showy Tsumeb pseudomorph with accessories. Ex Ed Ruggiero Collection and acquired in May, 1978 from the Zweibels of Mineral Kingdom, the elite Tsumeb dealers of the time. Valued at $450.

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