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Name   Azurite
Chemistry   Cu3[(OH)2|CO3]2
Hardness   3.5 - 4
Lustre   vitreous
Colour   azure blue, blue, light blue, dark blue
Streak   light blue 
Density [g/cm3]   3.7 - 3.9
Crystal habit   monoclinic, crystals often well formed, tabular
Cleavage, Fracture   [100] perfect, fracture conchoidal and brittle
other characteristics and occurrences   massive and disseminated, dense, earthy, radiating, secondary mineral in the oxidation zone of copper ore deposits

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