Lazurite

Specimen ID: VEY-45N

Mineral(s)
Lazurite : Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
Locality
As recorded:
Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
5cm x 4.9cm x 3.2cm
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A wonderfully sharp and finely-articulated crystal of lazurite, sitting right up on the marble matrix and exposed all around (unlike many specimens that are substantially buried in the matrix). A superb representative mini for this species! 5.0 x 4.9 x 3.2 cm
Robert Lavinsky - 6th July 2005
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