A brilliantly blue or violet, monoclinic mineral, Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2, an ore of copper.
A semiprecious gem made from this mineral.
An azure blue vitreous mineral of basic copper carbonate, Cu3 (CO3 )2 (OH)2 , used as a copper ore and as a gemstone.
A dark-blue monoclinic mineral occurring as a mass of crystals (an aggregate) or in the form of blades with wedge-shaped tips. It is often found together with the mineral malachite in copper deposits. Azurite is used as a source of copper, as a gemstone, and as a dye for paints and fabrics. Chemical formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2.
Origin of azurite
From Persian لاژورد (lâžward, “blue color”).