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Hunting Sapphire and Lapis in Mogok, Myanmar
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GIA Field Gemmologists Seek Blue Sapphire and Lapis Lazuli in Mogok, Myanmar

Join GIA gemmologists as they seek the blue treasures of Mogok.

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Lapis Lazuli from the Coquimbo Region, Chile

Lapis lazuli has been mined from the Coquimbo Region of Chile since 1905.

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Lapis-Lazuli from Sar-E-Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan

lapis-lazuli is an ornamental stone (figure 1) that has been found in the artefacts of some of the oldest known civilisations.

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Lapis Lazuli Quality Factors

Learn about the factors that make lapis lazuli so desirable.

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A Status Report on Gemstones from Afghanistan

An overview of the plentiful and various gem materials being discovered and produced in Afghanistan.

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Lapis Lazuli History and Lore

Historians believe the link between humans and lapis lazuli stretches back more than 6,500 years.

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Lapis Lazuli Description

Lapis lazuli is a rock, which means it’s an aggregate of several minerals. This ancient gem contains three minerals in varying amounts: lazurite, calcite and pyrite. Sometimes, it also contains one or more of the following: diopside, amphibole, feldspar and mica.

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Cobalt Glass as a Lapis Lazuli Imitation

The properties of a novel gemmological imitation, cobalt glass.

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Lapis Lazuli Care and Cleaning

Learn about lapis lazuli's durability and how to care for your lapis lazuli jewellery.

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