Description: Most people know of Afghan Lapis, this product is different. This lapis Lazuli is from the country of Chile. The blue is muddled and blotchy- like clouds throughout, where as Afghan comes in layers and clear defined lines of calcite.
Chemical Composition: SiO2
Grade: Lapidary Grade
Inclusions: Technically the grey calcite in the lapis is the inclusion, as the blue is the favourable area. as for cracks, there are some, and the calcite can be soft when cutting. All-round, it is a commercial grade lapidary material, used in the industry for years.
Cost per Gram: $0.20
Size approximately 1 pc: 44mm x 30mm x 38mm
Weight approximately 1 pc: 30-60g
Rough is rough. We do our best to grade and describe pieces in the lot, but ultimately, they all differ.