Azurite - AZ2.50

Azurite / Malachite, China 

5.25" x 3" x 3" / 2.5 lbs

Azurite is a soft, deep blue copper mineral produced by weathering of copper ore deposits. The mineral, a carbonate, has been known since ancient times, and was mentioned in Pliny the Elder’s Natural History, first published in 77-79 AD. Locality: Yangtze River Basin (Anhui-Hubei), China.