This mortar was used in grinding an azurite pigment.
"Illustrated Catalogue Of The Collections Obtained From The Indians Of New Mexico And Arizona In 1879" by James Stevenson
Crystals of azurite belong to the monoclinic system; they have a vitreous lustre and are translucent.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Azurite is found in the Arizona mines and in Chessy, in France (hence the name chessylite, sometimes used instead of azurite).
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
She was twisting the azurite jewels on her bosom, and pressing the blunt points into her flesh.
"The White Peacock" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
I found the Outback 's looks to be a little generic, but my test car's Azurite Blue paint helped it look modern.
Suzanne Tick's Axiom vinyl in Azurite, Ignite, Coppertone, and Sparkler by Knoll Textiles , 866-565-5858.