Cute Carved Lazulite Happy Face Heart
Cute carved happy face. just love these pieces. they make me smiles just looking at them
Weighs 333g and is. 8.2cm
It is said that Lazulite stimulates the third eye chakra, promoting intuitive abilities and psychic development. Lazulite is the perfect crystal for the spiritual traveller, moving onwards in the direction of a being of light. Lazurite expands awareness and enhances memory.
Lazulite is an aluminum magnesium iron phosphate that crystallizes in the form of masses, and rarely, displaying a small pyramidal crystal pattern. This stone can be seen as various shades of blue, although the most common color on the market is it’s azure-indigo blue. Lazulite was first discovered back in 1795 by Martin H. Klaproth in Styria, Austria. He named it after the German word “lazurstein”, which translates to “Blue stone”. Since his discovery in Austria, Lazulite veins have been discovered all over the world. India, Sweden, Brazil, Australia, Canada, Madagascar, and the USA are just a few countries that contain an abundance of this mineral, with Canada recently providing the world with some of the most beautiful Lazulite crystal specimens we’ve ever seen. Its very common to find Lazulite occurring in association with a variety of other minerals due to it being formed in pegmatites and Quartz rich rock. Some of those minerals can be Muscovite, blue and black Kyanite, Rutile, Sapphire, Tourmalines of almost all colors, Quartz, and Albite. Finding just Lazulite alone in crystallized form is extremely valuable because of how often it’s found with other minerals. These specimens are extremely rare and will sell for thousands of dollars.
A common misconception is that Lazulite is the primary crystal in Lapis Lazuli. Although they share similar qualities, properties, and colors, Lazulite is actually not found within Lapis Lazuli. Instead, it’s the mineral known as “Lazurite” thats found in Lapis Lazuli. Both share very similar spelling and is often even mistaken by experts at times. REF “the crystal council”