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Azurite with Malachite

#27572

Azurite with Malachite

#27572
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3 x 5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Liufengshan mine (?), Anhui prov., China

Gorgeous dark blue Azurite crystals to over 1.5cm with curved crystal faces nicely arranged on a piece of matrix that sets well without aid. On the sides of the specimen you can see green fibrous Malachite partially replacing the Azurite. Nice Azurite!

Azurite

Formula
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Prismatic, Stalactitic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Fair, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
azure blue, blue, light blue, dark blue 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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