• Azurite - AZ5.65

Azurite - AZ5.65

Azurite / Malachite, China

6" x 5" x 5" / 5.65 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.