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Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.8 × 6.5 × 4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Description

From an old German collection comes this beautiful specimen of good azurite crystals with cerussite.

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: 
Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France...
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