Azurite Mineral – A great mineral for your rock kit


Azurite is a beautiful, deep blue colored mineral.  Relatively soft, azurite has a hardness of 3.5 to 4 on the Mohs scale.  The deep blue color in its natural form and its light blue colored streak are strong identifying properties of the mineral.

Azurite is a copper carbonate mineral and often occurs with the bright green mineral Malachite in copper veins.  Crystals of azurite often occur in prismatic forms or in a round mass.  Uses for the mineral azurite include dyes and paint pigments, beads and jewelry.  Beautiful samples of azurite can be found in France, Africa, Greece and the United States.  Browse our wonderful rock and mineral collections at

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