Azurite and Goethite pseudomorph after Quartz Crystal from Dongchuan, China

Azurite and Goethite pseudomorph after Quartz Crystal from Dongchuan, China

Dimension: 7.5cm x 7.3cm x 5.6cm

Weight: 234g

Locality: Dongchuan Cu Ore Field, Dongchuan District, Kunming, Yunnan, China

 

Excavated from the Dongchuan Cu ore field from May to June 2021, these new combo specimens WOW the Chinese mineral collecting world.  Vivid blue, sparkly microcrystals of Azurite encrusted the surface of the Quartz cluster grown beneath.  And if that isn’t enough, this masterpiece shows dramatic Goethite pseudomorph after Quartz on the other side, it’s so colorful and attractive!  This is remarkably well composed, well balanced and startling colorful specimen.  Obtained directly from the miner’s home on-site, beautiful and undamaged pieces of good size are extremely rare.  It is a magnificent specimen of mineral history, from time and place.  Comes with a high quality copper-wired display stand.

 

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    $271.00Price