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Azurite

Azurite is a soft, deep blue copper mineral produced by weathering of copper ore deposits. It is also known as Chessylite after the type locality at Northern Territory, Australia.. The mineral has been known since ancient times, and was mentioned in Pliny the Elder’s Natural History under the Greek name kuanos and the Latin name caeruleum. The blue of azurite is exceptionally deep and clear, and

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August 24th, 2010

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