Azurite and Malachite slice
Azurite is a deep blue copper mineral and has been known since ancient times, being mentioned in Pliny the Elder's Natural History. The blue of azurite is exceptionally deep and clear, and for that reason the mineral is associated with the deep blue color of the desert and winter skies. Ancient people used it as a pigment, as a gemstone and in carvings. Enhancement of Dreams * Meditative
Malachite is often results from weathering of copper ores and can be found together with azurite, goethite, and calcite. Russian czars used Malachite for ornaments and paneling for their castles, and intricate inlay work. Transformation * Spiritual Growth
USA Minerals - this is a natural slice as these minerals have formed in nature. No dyes or other colors added. 5" x 7" x ½"