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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 77286
Mineral:Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli with Pyrite in marble
Locality:Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)
Description:Aesthetic specimen of a 20 mm lapis-lazuli crystal, the gem variety of the mineral lazurite, in white marble with scattered yellow-metallic pyrite. The lazurite crystal has a slightly waxy surface luster and the color varies across the faces.
Overall Size:3.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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