Large drop shaped semi precious gemstone K2 designer cabochon 51 mm long by 8 mm wide at the top and 23 mm at its bottom and 5 mm thick.
Brand new and exciting semi precious gemstone cabochon material known as K2 or K2 Azurite Granite. Some people are calling it K2 Jasper, however it is not a Jasper, it is a Granite stone with lovely splotches of royal blue Azurite.
It is highly unusual to find a copper mineral (Azurite) in a granite rock. It is believed the granite formed first and then the Azurite crystallized within the granite grains.
This gorgeous gemstone cabochon material is coming from northern Pakistan. K2 Azurite Granite rough rock was mined at the base of the second highest mountain in the world, K2, which is second in height only to Mt. Everest.