K2 Azurite Specimen

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K2 Azurite Specimen

K2 Azurite, also known as K2 Granite or K2 Stone, derives its name from the K2 mountain, the second-highest peak in the world, located on the China-Pakistan border. This unique stone is found in the foothills of the K2 mountain in the Karakoram Range of Pakistan. K2 Azurite is not a true granite but rather a unique combination of granite, azurite, and other minerals. It forms within large boulders and outcrops scattered across the rugged terrain of the region.

The most distinctive feature of K2 Azurite is its vibrant blue color, which is interspersed with white or gray patches of granite. The blue coloration is attributed to the presence of azurite, a copper carbonate mineral, while the white or gray portions consist of quartz, feldspar, and other minerals commonly found in granite.

K2 Azurite often exhibits a unique pattern of blue azurite crystals distributed throughout the granite matrix, creating a mottled or speckled appearance. The arrangement of azurite crystals can vary from fine-grained specks to larger, more distinct clusters, depending on factors such as crystal size, concentration, and distribution.

K2 Azurite has a granular texture, with a mixture of coarse-grained and fine-grained mineral components. The azurite crystals may range in size from tiny specks to several millimeters in diameter, and they are typically surrounded by the interlocking grains of the granite matrix. This texture gives K2 Azurite a rugged and natural appearance reminiscent of mountain landscapes.

The luster of K2 Azurite can vary depending on the individual crystals and the overall composition of the stone. Azurite crystals often exhibit a vitreous to silky luster, while the granite matrix may have a more matte or slightly reflective appearance. The combination of these textures and lusters adds depth and complexity to the stone's visual appeal.

K2 Azurite is often associated with other minerals commonly found in granite, including quartz, feldspar, biotite, and muscovite. These minerals contribute to the overall composition and appearance of the stone, creating a harmonious blend of colors and textures that evoke the rugged beauty of the mountainous landscape where it originates.

Overall, K2 Azurite's distinctive coloration, unique pattern, and association with the majestic K2 mountain make it a prized specimen among collectors, lapidaries, and enthusiasts of natural stone. Its striking appearance and geological significance have earned it a place in jewelry, lapidary art, and decorative objects, showcasing the beauty and diversity of Earth's natural treasures.

Chakra: Third Eye, Crown
Zodiac: Sagittarius 
Vibrational Number: 6
Mohs Scale: 3.5-4

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