AZURITE SUN MATRIX
A vibrant Azurite Sun Matrix from the renowned Malbunka Copper Mine. This specimen features a single azure blue Azurite Sun atop the Kaolinite matrix. This piece stands upright for optimum display. Add a splash of colour to your collection! Azurite Suns are unique to Australia and formed differently to all other Azurite specimens. No Australian collection would be complete without one. A great gift for the mineral collector.
6.5cm x 7.4cm x 3cm, 113g
Azurite Sun 2.5cm diameter
Malbunka Copper Mine, Areyonga, Northern Territory, Australia.
Azurite is a popular mineral, typically found as tabular to prismatic crystals of a deep “azure blue” colour. Over 45 forms are well-known, with over 100 forms described altogether. Azurite is often pseudomorphed to Malachite and the two minerals are frequently found together.
To read more in depth information on these unusual formations see the Rocks & Minerals Magazine Volume 87, Number 6.