Azurite Rough Stones

Azurite Rough Stones

From R 185.00

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  • Nodular stones with abstract shapes that vary from rich blue (azurite) to green-blue (malachite).
  • Wonderful intergrowths of azurite and malachite.
Size L to XL: 5 Stones
Size L to XL: 10 Stones
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Azurite Rough Stones

Abstractly shaped nodular stones that vary from rich blue to green-blue (malachite colour). Some stones are almost completely rich blue but most have patches of rich blue and patches of green-blue as well as patches of light coloured impurities. The green-blue coloured sections are actually malachite. Both malachite and azurite form under similar conditions and when they are intergrown the material is called azurmalachite. The colour of the stones is dramatically highlighted when the stones are wet or when they are coated in a clear resin.

Azurite is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral with a chemical composition of Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2. It is best known for its characteristic blue color that results from the inclusion of Copper in the mineral. Well shaped crystals of azurite do exist but sell for thousands or tens of thousands of dollars. In these stones the azurite crystals are granular and do not show any crystal shape. 

Size Descriptions for all Bastion Paint Crystals and Stones

XS:  (less than 4mm)
S:    (4-15mm)
M:  (15-25mm)
L:    (25-50mm)
XL:  (greater than 50mm)
Where items are approximately spherical the size refers to their diameter. Where items are long and thin (such as crystal or blade shapes) or any other shape, then the size refers to their largest dimension. It is important to see the pictures to know exactly what the appearance is. Our pictures do not showcase the best, they are as realistic as possible and include a R1 coin to demonstrate the actual size. 
 
Azurite Size L to XL: 5 or 10 stones
Most stones are size L to XL (occasionally a set of 5 contains one medium sized stone). Each set of 5 stones will have some L and some XL stones. In each set there are stones that are predominantly rich blue and stones that contain significant amounts of malachite (blue-green). 
 
Keep out of reach of children
All our products should be kept out of reach of children under 5 years and anybody who may tend to place items or liquids in their mouths should be supervised. Even packing can become a choking hazard.

 

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Size L to XL: 5 Stones
Size L to XL: 10 Stones

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