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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)

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. 32788
Mineral:Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli
Locality:Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)
Description:Two crystals of dark blue lazurite, variety lapis-lazuli, in white marble matrix. Excellent deep color, smooth crystal faces with sharp well-defined edges. One corner is chipped. Bottom sawn flat, stands upright without support.
Overall Size:6x3x3 cm
Crystals:5-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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