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One Word Photo Challenge: Navy

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Rich navy blue botryoids of azurite

host a second generation of a half-dozen or so bladed crystals of azurite to 0.6 cm.

From the world-famous Morenci Mine in Arizona

H:6cm x W:3cm x D:1.2cm

Inspired by Jennifer Nichole Wells’ One Word Photo Challenge 

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Categories: It's a Hobby, Mineral Collecting, Photography

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  1. This is gorgeous. Almost looks velvety.

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  2. Now you went and done it. You brought this out of me.

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  3. I love the texture on that one with that rich color too 🙂

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  4. This one is my most favorite EVER!!! Gorgeous.

    Sherry

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  5. Totally agree with Sherry! Absolutely gorgeous.

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  6. Wow! What a color. Although I’d like to see a one word photo challenge on botryoids.

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  7. Now that’s gorgeous, it makes me think of blue suede and damn, it, Elvis! 😀 xx

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  8. And what about Diane Renay and “Navy Blue.” Pay no attention to Google calling it ‘oldies’ music…Gorgeous color!

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  9. Sorry – I’m not going to offer any tunes, just my appreciation for the amazing photos of such a beautifully blue stone 🙂

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  10. GOODNESS, that’s beautiful, Maggie ! – absolutely stunning.
    … . …….. … …… . . .. …….. ……
    Yes, I do thing I’ve said that before.
    Sighh …
    But these minerals are simply gorgeous, and I should love to have cupboards full of them to drool over !

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  11. Wow I’m wild about that color! And the texture looks different from many of your other minerals. I want to touch this one!

    I have been thinking about you, Maggie, and hope you are feeling in control of your many commitments. It seems the seasonal change and lunar activity have thrown some off stride. I send best wishes and hugs.

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  12. Such intense and beautiful color and texture in nature!!

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  13. This is such an unusual and beautiful colour Maggie!

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  14. Awww, that’s puuurty!

    (Seriously, though, I adore the colour in this one.)

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  15. Hey, as one who appreciates the power of crystals, I love this. And we don’t see enough blue in nature. Not what we can harness and touch.

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