Where is lapis lazuli mined?

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Margie Bogisich asked a question: Where is lapis lazuli mined?
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Date created: Fri, May 14, 2021 9:40 AM
Date updated: Sat, Jul 2, 2022 6:03 PM

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Today, lapis lazuli is mined at the ancient deposits of Afghanistan. Additional deposits are mined in Chile, Siberia, the United States, and Myanmar.

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Lapis Lazuli is mined in many provinces in Afghanistan. It has been mined as early back as 6000 years ago. It was used in many different healing ceremonies and was even used as a chest guard in early battles thousands of years ago. I have recently returned from the Orizghan province and it is mined and sold there. I bought a beautiful little piece at local market for fifteen dollars US ($15).

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