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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44177
Mineral:Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli with Pyrite
Locality:Sar-e-sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)
Description:Dark ultramarine-blue crystal of lapis lazuli, the blue gem variety of the mineral species lazurite, on white marble matrix with metallic pyrite crystals to 1 mm. The bottom was sawn flat so the specimen sits upright for display.
Overall Size:3.5x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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