“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Northern Geological Supplies Ltd
Northern Geological Supplies Ltd

“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Malachite And Azurite

Malachite and azurite mineral specimens from Morocco, the two minerals are often found together and exhibit completely different colours, the azurite is a rich royal blue where as the malachite is a pale green. Both are copper ore minerals and have been used as paint pigments in ancient times. Supplied in various sizes and in a card tray with a data label.

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Specimens of malachite and azurite found in Morocco. Specimens are supplied in a white card tray with a information label. Malachite is a green secondary copper mineral and is very common. In these specimens the malachite occurs with azurite, so named due to its rich azure colour, which is a mineral that has been known to man since ancient times. It is a soft, deep blue mineral and an ore of copper. Azurite, has long been in use by man, with such uses including as a pigment in paint, jewellery and in prospecting, the presence of azurite often meant the presence of copper. Available in various sizes, each specimen will come supplied in a card tray with an information label.

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Weight 300 g
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