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Lapis Lazuli Free Form 434grams

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Lapis Lazuli Free Form Finest Quality From Pakistan: Discover the captivating allure of Lapis Lazuli with our exquisite freeform pieces. These unique gemstones are more than mere adornments; they hold ancient secrets and metaphysical properties.

  1. Lapis Lazuli Composition:

    • Lapis lazuli is an aggregate of several minerals, each contributing to its distinctive appearance.
    • Lazurite grains provide the gem’s characteristic blue colour.
    • Golden pyrite flakes add attractive contrast, creating a mesmerizing interplay of hues.
    • Occasionally, lapis lazuli also contains other minerals such as diopside, amphibole, feldspar, and mica.
  2. Colour and Appearance:

    • Lapis lazuli’s signature hue ranges from slightly greenish blue to violets blue.
    • The higher the percentage of lazurite grains, the darker the blue colour.
    • In its most prized form, lapis lazuli has no visible calcite, although it might feature gold-coloured pyrite flecks.
    • Avoid the lowest-quality lapis, which appears dull and green due to an excess of pyrite.
    • Lapis with white calcite streaks is less valuable.
  3. Physical Characteristics:

    • Lapis lazuli is semitranslucent to opaque with a waxy to vitreous lustre.
    • Its hardness ranges from 5 to 6 on the Mohs scale, depending on the mineral mix.
    • The gem can exhibit smoothly uniform body colour or intriguing flecks of pyrite and calcite.
    • Calcite appears as white flecks or streaks, while the golden spots are pyrite1.
  4. Variety of Blues:

    • Although many associate lapis with dark blue, it also occurs in other shades:
      • Deep violet blue
      • Royal blue
      • Light blue
      • Turquoise blue
    • The combination of minerals determines the colour; for instance, lazurite produces royal blue, while afghanite results in a pale blue shade.
  5. Sources:

    • The traditional and finest lapis lazuli comes from the mountains of Afghanistan.
    • Other major sources include Chile and Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia.
    • Minor sources are Angola, Canada, Colorado (US), and Pakistan.

Unveil your true form with our stunning Lapis Lazuli freeform. Whether displayed in your space or used during meditation, these pieces resonate with ancient wisdom and vibrant energy. 🌟🔮

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Lapis Lazuli Free Form 434grams

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