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Azurite

$1,200.00   €996  £860.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC21113
A large thumbnail of deep inky Royal blue azurite forming a compact block of intergrown rhombohedral-shaped crystals from the famous Chessy-les-Mines in Villefranche, France.  The rhombic faced crystals attain 1.6 cm on edge and are an exquisite rich deep ink-blue with a particularly bright glassy lustre.  In places the crystals gently rotate in succession, creating curved faces to the specimen.  A few small crystals of milky-white Cerussite rest on top of the Azurite which add a little contrast to the specimen which is from the Dr Josef Clemente Collection.  An old label accompanies this Azurite, which appears to have been written on the back of a German train ticket!

Details

Dimensions
2.3 × 3.5 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Chessy-les-Mines, Villefranche, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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