Azurite, (w. Malachite)

Azurite


Composition: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Crystal System : Monoclinic
Lustre : Vitreous, sub-adamantine
Hardness : 3.5-4.0
Specific Gravity : 3.77

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 1st Oxidation Zone
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

There were many significant finds of azurite, of which the following named pockets stand out: The Gordon/Kegel pocket on 8 Level (1929); the Easter Pocket on 8 Level (1994); and the Perkins Sams Pocket (probably from the NW stope, Number 2 sub-level, on Level 35) in late 1980.