Blue Lazulite Crystal From Pakistan - 0.8" - 4.90 Grams

A rare deep blue crystal of the phosphate Lazulite from Pakistan.
Location: Laila Base Camp, Gilgit District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Size: 2.0 x 1.6 x 1.3 Centimeters
Weight: 4.90 Grams

Interesting Fact: Named for the German word lazurstein, which is influenced by Medieval Latin, meaning "blue stone," or possibly after the Arabic word for "heaven."
Lazulite is gemstone that became Yukon's official gemstone in 1976. It is the only semi-precious gemstone found in any quantity in the territory.