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Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
Burra Burra Copper Mine, Burra, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.7 × 2.7 cm
Description

An attractive bright blue nodule of azurite from this historic Australian locality.

The discovery of copper here dates back to 1845.

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...
Gondwana Minerals
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