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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Lazurite

Identifier:
2015.1.180
Description:
Lazurite is a silicate mineral often found in carbonate rocks. It is what gives lapis lazuli its color and is easy to identify due to its vivid blue color. 

Formula: (Na,Ca)8(Al,Si)12O24(S,SO)4
Materials:
Rock
Dimensions:
1 1/4 in." h 2 1/4 in." w
Source:
Museum Collection
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Science Tuesday: Amazing Explosions (July 2016)
Science Tuesdays is an ongoing educational experience, offering science programming based on changing themes each month. Science Tuesdays take place throughout the day on Tuesdays at the Museum and include a variety of activities and interactive displays.
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