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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 61118
Mineral:Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli with Pyrite and Diopside
Locality:Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)
Description:Sharp, well defined lapis-lazuli crystal, the gem variety of the mineral species lazurite, in white marble with yellow-metallic pyrite crystals and translucent gray diopside. The lazurite crystal is indigo-blue color and has flat crystal faces.
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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