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az·ur·ite

 (ăzh′ə-rīt′)
n.
An azure blue vitreous mineral of basic copper carbonate, Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2, used as a copper ore and as a gemstone.
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azurite

(ˈæʒʊˌraɪt)
n
(Minerals) an azure-blue mineral associated with copper deposits. It is a source of copper. Composition: copper carbonate. Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2. Crystal structure: monoclinic
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az•ur•ite

(ˈæʒ əˌraɪt)

n.
1. a blue mineral, a hydrous copper carbonate, Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2, an ore of copper.
2. a gem of moderate value cut from this mineral.
[1810–20]
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az·ur·ite

(ăzh′ə-rīt′)
A dark-blue copper carbonate mineral having a glassy luster and occurring in various forms. It is often found together with malachite. Azurite is used as a source of copper, as a gemstone, and as a dye.
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Noun1.azurite - blue carbonate of copperazurite - blue carbonate of copper; blue malachite
malachite - a green or blue mineral used as an ore of copper and for making ornamental objects
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