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Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
La Sal, San Juan County, Utah, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 4 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.50cm
Description

A complete solid nodule of all around good azurite crystals with some blades to 0.5cm in length. The crystals are arranged in a flat ball.

The specimen was bought in 1993 - not located but most like to be from LaSal District.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
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