Lazurite, Muscovite
Small Cabinet, 8.4 x 5.0 x 4.5 cm
Sar-e-Sang District, Koksha Valley (Kokscha; Kokcha), Badakhshan (Badakshan; Badahsan) Province, Afghanistan
A fine specimen of three large, classic, vivid, two toned deep azure-blue lazurite crystals set on contrasting marble matrix from the Type Locality - Sar-e-Sang, Afghanistan. The small light brown muscovites are a very nice accent. The crystals are up to 3.7 cm long and two of the crystals have sharp faces, moderate luster, and textbook crystal form. The third crystal is partially euhedral.