Lapis lazuli is a well-known gem material. Gem carvers often make beautiful objects from it, like this elephant figurine. Lapis is actually a rock composed of minerals from the sodalite group. Photo by Adrian Pingstone. Public domain.
Article: A World of Crystals
Credit: Adrian Pingstone
|Gemstone||Haüyne, Lapis Lazuli, Lazurite|
|Natural or man made||Natural|