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Rocks and Minerals ➔ Azurite

Identifier:
2019.1.224
Description:
Azurite is a carbonate mineral characterized by its blue color. It is a copper ore and often forms crystals. This specimen was found in Bisbee, Arizona and was sold by George L. English & Company. 

Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Date:
circa 1888 – 1898
Maker/Donor
George L. English & Company
George L. English and Company was a mineral business founded by George L. English in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1887 with partner Edwin C. Atkinson. In 1890 his business expanded to New York City and in 1905 the entire business and stock was bought by Ward's Natural Science Establishment. 
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