Image result for azurite stone Azurite stone has been known about since ancient times, and its name comes from an old Persian word that means 'blue color'. Although it may occur as crystals, it is more commonly found as a rough stone. It is a copper based stone which is commonly found in copper mines.
Azurite is not a common or abundant mineral, but it is beautiful and its blue color attracts attention. It has been used by people in many parts of the world for thousands of years. Ancient people used it as an ore of copper, as a pigment, as a gemstone, and as an ornamental stone. It is still used for all of these purposes today.