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Mineral:LAZURITE
Formula:(Na,Ca)7-8(Al,Si)12(O,S)24[(SO4),Cl2,(OH)2]
Crystal System:Cubic Monoclinic Anorthic (Triclinic)
Strunz Nr:8/J.11-40
Group:Cancrinite-Sodalite group Sodalite subgroup
References:L 10 (1985), 7; HB2/2 (1995)
Type Locality:Badakhstan (Badakhshan), Afghanistan

Lazurite (xl = 3.3 cm)
Badakhshan, Afghanistan
Photo and Coll. P.P.
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