Lapis Lazuli Stone Slab Lapidary Rough Rock
This banded blue and white with tiny pyrite inclusions semiprecious stone slab of Lapis Lazuli is 7.5 inches by 5 inches and 5.5 mm thick (with one thicker edge).
The unpolished rough rock slab weighs .62 lbs. and is shown wet in the first 4 pictures.
Beautiful bright royal blue Lapis Lazuli from Afghanistan!
The name is a compound of "lapis", the Latin word for stone, and the Arabian word "azul", meaning blue.
Metaphysical Properties of Lapis: Lapis Lazuli is said to help one move one's consciousness beyond the mundane and to identify habits, patterns and lessons one may have difficulty perceiving consciously.