Lapiz Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli (known as Lajward/लाजवर्त in Hindi) is a deep blue colored, opaque, semi precious gemstone with the internal flex of Golden or brown colour. It is a famous ancient symbolic stone of wisdom and truth.

Lapis Lazuli Stone Product Specifications :-

Lapis Lazuli commonly known as Lajward is basically a Lapis Lazuli species gemstone which comes in different colours such as Blue, greenish to purple blue.

Lapis Lazuli Product Properties:

Chemical Composition :- Granular rock composed of lazurite, huaynite, sodalite, noselite, varying amounts of pyrite inclusions with calcite in a mottled or vein like pattern, diopside may                                                 also be present.

Crystal System :- Rock, mixture of minerals present therefore no crystal system.

Crystal Habit :- Aggregate.

Cause of colour :- Blue – sulfur related colour centers.

Hardness :- 5.5 on Moh’s scale.

Specific Gravity :- 2.80 (2.7-2.90) higher when pyrite is pesent.

Refractive Index :- 1.50 (mean).

Origin : Afghanistan, Mongolia, California, Canada, Burma, Chile.

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