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Lazurite pseudomorph after Mica from Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)

 
Lazurite pseudomorph after Mica from Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)

Lazurite pseudomorph after Mica from Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 14064
Mineral:Lazurite pseudomorph after Mica
Locality:Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)
Description:Lazurite (var. Lapis Lazuli) pseudomorphs after mica crystals up 12 mm. The mica is only partially altered to lazurite, the blue rind is clearly visible around the gray mica center. Rare.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:5-12 mm
Status: For reference only
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