500 Grams Rare Raw Fluorescent Afghanite Stone for Cabbing



This is parcel of 500 grams natural rare Afghanite stone. Afghanite comes in dark blue with slight green hue. The stone is Opaque in transparency. Afghanite is a mineral that glow under uv light or can be called as UV reacted mineral. 

Details of Raw Afghanite Stone

  • Stone: Natural Rare Afghanite 
  • Total Weight: 500 grams / 0.5 kg 
  • Sizes: under 1 to 15 gram plus 
  • Color: Dark Blue, Royal Blue, Greenish Blue 
  • Phenomena: Fluorescent (Appears pinkish orange in UV light) 
  • Clarity: Opaque
  • Treatment: No 
  • Geographic Origin: Afghanistan 

How Rare is Afghanite ?

Afghanite stone is originated in Afghanistan. This stone is first discovered in Afghanistan thats why it was given title " Afghanite " . Afghanite is rare because it is only found in Afghanite. Though a semi-precious stone, this rich royal blue stone is much like lapis lazuli in appearnce. However, the chemical structure is different than that of blue lapis lazuli stone. Afghanite is associated with the elemental essence of water like Azurite.

What is the difference between Afghanite and Lapis Lazulli?

Afghanite and lapis lazuli are both blue semi-precious gemstones. In color, they look almost same however they differ in chemical composition and other characteristics. Afghanite stone is a rare mineral found in Afghanistan and is typically pale blue to violet-blue in color. It's composed of sodium, calcium, aluminum, silicon, sulfur, and chlorine.

Lapis lazuli is a deep blue semi-precious stone popular for its intense blue color and durability for thousands of years. It's primarily composed of lazurite, along with calcite, pyrite, and small amounts of other minerals. Lapis lazuli often contains golden flecks of pyrite and may have white veins of calcite running through it.

In summary, Afghanite is a mineral with a lighter blue color, while lapis lazuli is a gemstone with a deep blue hue and characteristic golden flecks of pyrite.

How Can I use this Afghanite Raw Stone in Cutting?

You can use these Afghanite stones making cabochons, carving , beading or for any other decorative crafts items. The stone is opaque in transparency. 


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