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Azurite from
Silver Hill Mine, Silver Hill, Silver Hill Mining District, Carolina Slate Belt, Davidson Co., North Carolina, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Azurite
Formula:Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Most blue spots and especially crystals are linarite. However, unimpressive blue splotches of azurite associated with malachite (affirming carbonate composition) have turned up over the years. Steve Adams
Specimen source:Personally collected
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Azurite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Silver Hill Mine, Silver Hill, Silver Hill Mining District, Carolina Slate Belt, Davidson Co., North Carolina, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Azurite
30.9km (19.2 miles) Henderson Mine, Carolina Slate Belt, Montgomery Co., North Carolina, USA
31.4km (19.5 miles) Eldorado Mine, Eldorado, Montgomery Co., North Carolina, USA
37.1km (23.1 miles) Lindsay Mine, Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina, USA
54.2km (33.7 miles) Boger's Mine (Allen Boger Mine), Cabarrus Co., North Carolina, USA
67.3km (41.8 miles) Bear Creek Mine (Bear Creek Copper Prospect), Chatham County Copper Belt, Chatham Co., North Carolina, USA
75.4km (46.8 miles) Unnamed Cu prospect, Moore Co., North Carolina, USA
81.7km (50.7 miles) Black Mine, Carolina Slate Belt, Union Co., North Carolina, USA
90.9km (56.5 miles) E. M. Stroud Prospect, Orange Co., North Carolina, USA
97.2km (60.4 miles) Clegg Mine, Sanford, Lee Co., North Carolina, USA
 
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