AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Chile > Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli from Las Flores de Los Andes, near Ovalle, Coquimbo Region, Chile

 
Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli from Las Flores de Los Andes, near Ovalle, Coquimbo Region, Chile

Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli from Las Flores de Los Andes, near Ovalle, Coquimbo Region, Chile

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli from Las Flores de Los Andes, near Ovalle, Coquimbo Region, Chile

DESCRIPTION:No. 51105
Mineral:Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli
Locality:Las Flores de Los Andes, near Ovalle, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Description:Large specimen of blue lapis lazuli, the gem variety of the mineral lazurite, in quartz with scattered yellow-metallic pyrite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:11x7x5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Brazil & South America > Gem Minerals

 

  Buy Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Gem Minerals

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;