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Two pieces of Bisbee-born azurite met again, by chance, thanks to the eagle eye of a student worker. Here's the backstory: In the late 19th century, copper mining took hold in Bisbee, Arizona, under the direction of the Phelps Dodge Corp., initially founded in 1834 as an import-export business. At that time, Princeton University graduates ran some of the area mines, including Copper Queen.