Item#33: Azurit si Malachit

malachit

Azuritul (albastru) este un carbonat hidratat de cupru care apare ca mineral secundar, deseori asociat cu malachitul (verde), in depozitele hidrotermale oxidate. Ambele minerale sunt folosite ca ornamente.

Azurite (blue) is a hydrate copper carbonate and it occurs as a secondary copper mineral in hydrothermal deposits, often with malachite (green). They are both used as ornaments.
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