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Azurite is a deep blue carbonate mineral associated with copper deposits. The chemical formula is Cu3 (Co3)2(OH)2. It is often found with malachite. It has been used as a pigment since anchient times. The azurite specimens we currently have were found in Morocco.
Azurite 01
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Azurite 05
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Azurite 06
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Azurite 07
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Azurite 09
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Azurite 10
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Azurite 12
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Azurite 14
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Azurite is formed by the oxidation of copper sulfides. It is not a major copper ore but it is a good indicator that copper is nearby. 

Mineral Properties

Chemical formula: Blue Carbonate of Copper Cu 3 [OH CO 3 ] 2
Color(s): sky blue to blackish blue
Streak: blue
Luster: vitreous to dull
Transparency: translucent to opaque
Crystal system: monoclinic
Specific Gravity: 3.7-3.8
Hardness (Mohs): 3.5
Cleavage: good
Fracture: uneven
Uses: as a pigment, mineral specimen
Location: Tsumeb, Nambia, Touissit, Morocco, Chessy, France, and Guang Dong, China. In the U.S. Bisbee, Arizona

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