Hauyne var. Lazurite Pseudomorphing After Phlogopite

Hauyne var. Lazurite Pseudomorphing After Phlogopite

A great rarity in the mineral world and from what I understand, these specimens are no longer being found

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$1,200.00

Weight 11 g
Dimensions 3.5 × 2.5 × 1 cm
Size

Toenail

Quality

Good

Locality

Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan

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Hauyne var. Lazurite Pseudo morphing After Phlogopite from Badakhshan Afghanistan

An interesting specimen of Lazurite a variety of Hauyne which is partial pseudomorphs after Phlogopite, the most important Lazurite crystals retain the sharp pseudo hexagonal form of the original Phlogopite that they pseudo morphed, but many of them are exposed to show the pre-existing mica inside.

A great rarity in the mineral world and from what I understand, these specimens are no longer being found.

Hauyne var. Lazurite Pseudomorphing After Phlogopite from Badakhshan Afghanistan Specification

Mineral:
Hauyne var. Lazurite Pseudo morphing After Phlogopite

Toenail Size Specimen:
LWD: 3.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm

Weight: 11 grams

Quality: Good

SKU: WS-21

Locality:
Sar-e-Sang, Lapis Mine, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan.

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