Category:Lazulite

Internationalization
Deutsch: Lazulith
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English: Lazulite
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Español: Lazulita
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日本語: 天藍石
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Українська: Лазуліт
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((Mg,Fe2+)Al2(OH,PO4)2)

Lazulite is a blue, phosphate-based mineral containing magnesium, iron, and aluminium phosphate. Lazulite forms one endmember of a solid solution series with the darker iron rich scorzalite.

It forms by high grade metamorphism of high silica quartz rich rocks and in pegmatites. It is considered a semi-precious gemstone. It is often confused with lazurite, lapis lazuli or azurite.

Its name comes from the Arabic "azula' for heaven. (From the Wekipedia)

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Last modified on 25 January 2012, at 03:49