• Azurite - AZ1.3

Azurite - AZ1.3

Azurite / Malachite, China 

4" x 2.5" x 3" / 1.3 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.