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Lazulite

#36321

Lazulite

#36321
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 3 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada
Tagged
phosphate

A superb Lazulite with very lustrous and deep blue with parts showing a good green color. The crystals are huge for the species, the largest eing 1.2cm! This is an excellent piece, very showy for this a rare phosphate mineral.

Lazulite

Formula
MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Pyramidal 
Cleavage
Indistinct, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, blue green, light blue, black blue 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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