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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 78671
Mineral:Lazurite var. Lapis Lazuli
Locality:Lajuar Madan, Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Lazurite)
Description:Superb specimen of well-defined 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:5.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:15-23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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