Azurite

Azurite is a secondary copper mineral, with a chemical formula:

Cu
3
(CO
3
)
2
(OH)
2

Azurite has a monoclinic crystal structure.

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Azurite

Lustre: Vitreous
Diaphaneity: Transparent, Translucent
Colour: Azure blue, blue, light blue, or dark blue; light blue in transmitted light
Streak: Light blue
Hardness (Mohs): 3½ - 4
Hardness Data: Measured
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: Perfect
Perfect on {011}; on {100} fair; on {110} in traces.
Parting: None
Fracture: Conchoidal
Density (measured): 3.77 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 3.834 g/cm3

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Energetic Properties of Azurite

Key Words: Insight, vision, intuition, intellect
Chakras: Third Eye (6th Chakra), & Crown (7th Chakra)
Physical: Helps with migraines, tinnitus, vertigo, overall brain health
Emotional: Supports insight into emotions, inspires emotinal growth
Spiritual: Initiates inner visions, intuitive leaps of spirtual understanding.

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