Old classic specimen of micro-crystalline Azurite layered over Malachite!
Circa late 1880-1890s. From the Lavender Pit, Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona.
Colour: Azure blue, blue, light ...
Hardness: 3½ - 4
A secondary copper mineral frequently found in the oxidized zones of Cu-bearing ore deposits.
Ex. Robert Whitmore Collection
Credit: John Betts - Fine Minerals