Madani Lapis Lazuli - Light - Rough

Price per: Gram
Prix réduit$0.80 CAD


Origin: Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan

DescriptionMadani Lapis is the highest grade in the world. There are about 5 different mountains lapis lazuli is mined from. This is the most coveted version as the stone is almost entirely blue. there are very minimal areas of the white calcification. 

We also have a darker version of this same Madani Lapis available to purchase by piece in the Raw Crystal Section.

Lapis lazuli itself is not a mineral, but rather a rock composed of several minerals. The main component of lapis lazuli is the mineral lazurite, which gives it its distinctive blue color. Additionally, lapis lazuli generally contains calcite, which appears as white-grey veining, as well as pyrite, which appears as metallic gold flakes.

Chemical Composition: (Na,Ca)8(AlSiO4)6(S,SO4,Cl)1-2

Grade: Semi Precious
Appearance: Opaque
Inclusions: Some calcification, but a very minimal amount

Cost per Gram: $0.80
Size approximately 1 pc: 5cm x 4cm x 2.5cm
Weight approximately 1 pc: 50g

Rough is rough. We do our best to grade and describe pieces in the lot, but ultimately, they all differ.

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