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Azurite

#48350

Azurite

#48350
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Tagged
copper , carb

Not actually sold but returned to AMO

Deep blue, striated and prismatic Azurite crystals with chisel terminations. The largest crystal is 2.3cm. The backside has two crystals broken off but does not show from the front side of the specimen as seen in the first photo. Ex. FJ Barlow collection. Excellent and attractive specimen.

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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