Azurite with Malachite Photos      
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Azurite with Malachite 
last edited:  11/15/17    number of photos:  5                                                                        
Azurite (blue) is 2CuCO3.Cu(OH)2                                                                                    
Malachite (green) is CuCO3.Cu(OH)2                                                                  
hardness: 3.5 to 4
azurite as a mineral     malachite as a mineral


azurite and malachite from Bisbee, Arizona:  A  B C
azurite and malachite from Morenci, Arizona: 
A  B 


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