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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 78552
Mineral:Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli in marble
Locality:Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)
Description:Aesthetic specimen of lapis-lazuli crystals, the gem variety of the mineral species lazurite, nicely exposed on the top edge of white marble. The lazurite crystals are deep indigo-blue color and exhibit classic dodecahedral form.
Overall Size:35x29x14 mm
Crystals:12-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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