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.
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.