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Azurite - Deep Blue Copper Mineral - 5.5 inches

$49.99 USD $39.99 USD

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This gorgeous piece of azurite from Morocco displays characteristic deep blue crystals. This is an incredible decorator mineral for the pricepoint! 

Along with green-cloured malachite, Azurite is copper carbonate mineral (formed by the weathering of copper ore deposits).The word "azurite" is derived from the Persian word "lazhward" - the name of the location where blue-coloured lapiz lazuli was found.

Azurite has fascinated humankind for centuries. It was made into jewellery since ancient times and was even used to adorn Ancient Greek (Cycladic) ceramics. 

Specimen Dimension: Length = 5.5 inches / 13.25 centimetres, height = 4" / 10.2 cm, depth = 4" / 10.2 cm. Weight = 1.48 kg / 3 lbs, 4.2 oz