Lazulite

Lazuliet, Lazulita, Lazulith, Лазулит


Commonly known      rarer (so called collectors stones)      very rare (rarities)      relatively rare organic material


Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2[PO4]2(OH)2
Mineral class: phosphates
Crystal system: monoclinic
Mohs scale: 5 - 6
Density (g/cm3): 3.1 - 3.2
Refractive index: 1.612 - 1.646
Cleavage: different
Colors: blue, green
Luster: vitreous
Fluorescence: -
Pleochroism: strong: colorless - deep blue
Largest Lazulite: 15 cm?
Deposits: Brazil, India, Madagascar, USA, Austria, Sweden
Discovery: 1795
1st Description: 1795 (Klaproth)
Name: a combination of "lazulum lapis lazuli", and the Greek word "lithos" (stone)

Lazulite Mineral

Size of the crystal: 2 cm

Origin: Graves Mt. / Lincoln County / Georgia / USA

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Lazulite Mineral

Lazulite Mineral

Origin: Rapid Creek / Dawson Mining District / Yukon Territory / Canada

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Lazulite Mineral
Lazulite

Weight: 0.26 ct

Origin: Diamantina / Minas Gerais / Brazil

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Lazulite Mineral

Origin: Rapid Creek / Dawson Mining District / Yukon Territory / Canada

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Lazulite Mineral
Lazulite

Weight: 0.21 ct

Origin: Pakistan

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Lazulite

Weight: 0.08 ct

Origin: Brazil

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Lazulite

Weight: 0.22 ct

Origin: Brazil

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Lazulite

Weight: 0.17 ct

Origin: Brazil

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Lazulite Mineral

Size: 1.0 x 0.9 x 0.5 cm
Origin: Laila Peak / Haramosh Mts. / Skardu Distr. / Gilgit-Baltistan / Pakistan

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Laila Peak Lazulite Mineral
Lazulite

Weight: 0.19 ct

Origin: Pakistan

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Lazulite Mineral

Size: 2.80 x 2.09 x 1.71 cm
Origin: Laila Base Camp * / Haramosh Mts. / Pakistan
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Lazulite Mineral
Lazulite

Weight: 0.90 ct

Origin: Pakistan

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Lazulite

Size: 0.95 x 1.4 cm
Weight: 6.57 ct
Origin: Pakistan

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Lazulite

Weight: 0.42 ct

Origin: Pakistan

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Lazulite Mineral

Origin: Haramosh Mts. / Skardu / Gilgit-Baltistan / Pakistan

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Lazulite Mineral
Lazulite

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Lazulite

Weight: 1.45 ct

Origin: Skardu / Gilgit-Baltistan / Pakistan

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Lazulite

Weight: 0.38 ct

Origin: Skardu / Gilgit-Baltistan / Pakistan

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Lazulite

Weight: 0.11 ct

Origin: Skardu / Gilgit-Baltistan / Pakistan

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