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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)

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)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli from Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 62754
Mineral:Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli
Locality:Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)
Description:Sharp well-defined lapis-lazuli crystals, the gem variety of the mineral lazurite, on brown marble with yellow-metallic pyrite crystals. The lazurite crystals are indigo-blue color with matte faces. The marble fluoresces yellow under UV illumination.
Overall Size:6.5x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:5-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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