Specimen #862

Name: Malachite (Plumose)

Type: Micromount

Locality: Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N



Acquired: 2008-11-03

Source: Ian Heales Collection

Label: N

Comment: Plumose habit. A mineral specimen of plumose habit displays fine, feathery scales resembling plumes. 'Plumose' is derived from the Latin term pluma, or 'feather.'

Minerals: Malachite (Cu2(CO3)(OH)2)

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Malachite (Plumose), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia - Magnification: 7.5X, FOV: 18.0 x 12.0 mm (3 stacked images)