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Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
Liufengshan Mine, Chizhou Prefecture, Anhui Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 8.2 × 5.2 cm
Description

Deep Blue Azurite, with Malachite, from Liufengshan mine in China. Very good color and a special type of luster are present on this specimen. The good size and aesthetic balance of this piece make it into a good all round specimen. 

 

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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