Mineral Specimen #6230 Lazurite, Calcite, Pyrite (Lapis Lazuli)
Cazadero river, Ovalle, Limari Prov., Coquimbo Region, Chile
5.4 x 5.3 x 5 cm
Ex. E. Morales, purchased in Buneos Aires, Argentina, 1979
A specimen of Lapis Lazuli from Chile with one, highly polished face. The color is lighter and more vibrant than Afghan Lapis and to myself, more attractive.
Flaws: There are a few hairline cracks.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Latin America | Phosphates | Calcite | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Polished & Worked | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars