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azurite

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noun azur·ite \ˈa-zhə-ˌrīt\

Definition of azurite

  1. 1 :  a mineral that consists of blue basic carbonate of copper and is a minor copper ore

  2. 2 :  a semiprecious stone derived from azurite



Origin and Etymology of azurite

French, from azur azure


First Known Use: circa 1868


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