Translation for 'azurite' from English to Slovak
NOUN   an azurite | azurites
azurit {m}
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Translation for 'azurite' from English to Slovak

azurit {m}mineral.
Usage Examples English
  • The wreath of Apollo was originally painted green by mixing (blue) azurite, yellow lake and yellow ochre.
  • Both malachite and azurite, as well as synthetic basic copper carbonate have been used as pigments.
  • The most ancient dump consisted of crushed ore-bearing rock mixed with crushed rich malachite and azurite rock.
  • No evidence indicates Han blue being used for the warriors (azurite was used for the blue).
  • In this case, the three grades indicate the use of the mineral azurite rather than a manufactured blue copper carbonate.

  • It may be confused with lazurite, lapis lazuli or azurite.
  • Minerals found here include azurite, baryte, malachite, metatorbernite, and pseudomalachite.
  • Other blue minerals, such as the carbonate azurite and the phosphate lazulite, may be confused with lazurite, but are easily distinguished with careful examination.
  • Azurmalachite is a mixture of azurite and malachite. It is alternatively called azuromalachite, azurite-malachite and malachite-azurite.
  • Associated minerals include: rosasite, smithsonite, hemimorphite, hydrozincite, malachite and azurite.

  • Azure also describes the color of the mineral azurite, both in its natural form and as a pigment in various paint formulations.
  • The medieval azurite mines on the Blaufels and the Limberg is attested by bills from 1492.
  • Azurite is used occasionally as beads and as jewelry, and also as an ornamental stone.
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