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Azurite on Malachite (or Brochantite)

#50788

Azurite on Malachite (or Brochantite)

#50788
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Metcalf mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, United States
Tagged
carbonate , copper

1-3mm bright blue groups of Azurite on acicular light, chalky green crystals, of Chrysocolla ps after (tentatively) identified as either Brochantite or Malachite.

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.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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