Lazurite

Lazurite

Lazurite is a variety of Hauyne its chemical formula is

Na
6
Ca
2
(Al
6
Si
6
O
24
)(SO
4
,S
3
, S
2
,Cl,OH)
2

Lazurite has a isometric crystal system.

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Lazurite

Lustre: Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Translucent, Opaque
Colour: ultramarine, violet-blue, greenish blue, green
Comment: Ultramarine to midnight blue are the usual gem colours and are opaque. There's tranlucent modulated Blue and green Lazurite with a white streak
Streak: Bright blue, White
Hardness (Mohs): 5 - 5½
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: Imperfect/Fair
Imperfect on {110}
Fracture: Irregular/Uneven
Density (measured): 2.38 - 2.45 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 2.4(1) g/cm3

 * Physical properties of Lazurite was provided by mindat*

Energetic Properties of Lazurite

Key Words: Psychic abilities, mental focus and discipline, enhancing transcendent brain function
Chakras: Third Eye (6th chakra)
Physical: Helps relieve headaches, and improve vision caused by strain
Emotional: Aids one to explore emotional patterns and release those they no long want
Spiritual: Facilitates dream recall, allows one to resonate with higher frequencies

* Energetic Properties of Lazurite was provided by Book of Stones*

 

Lazurite