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Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 3.5 × 2.3 cm
Description

A cluster of lustrous blocky deep blue azurite crystals on quartz

Mineral Data
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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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