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Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli from Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)

 
Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli from Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 15327
Mineral:Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli
Locality:Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)
Description:Large crystal of blue lazurite variety Lapis Lazuli in white matrix. The lazurite crystal is quite large for this rare mineral. The crystal naturally fracture through the center and the white matrix grew between the fragments.
Overall Size:9x5x4 cm
Crystals:4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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