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Facts about Azurite

Azurite has been used as a blue mineral pigment for centuries. Azurite is used occasionally as beads and as jewelry, and also as an ornamental stone. Gentle heating of azurite produces a deep blue pigment used in painting techniques. The intense color of azurite makes it popular as a collector's stone.


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