Azurite often occurs with green Malachite, which may form green stains or specks on Azurite crystals or aggregates. The two minerals sometimes occur admixed or banded together, forming what is called “Azure-malachite” in the gem and mineral trades.

From Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Photo: Chollet Pascal

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