Azurite - AZ7.5

Azurite on Malachite, Morocco

7.5" x 1.5" x 4" / 1 lb

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.