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Microcline var. Amazonite from Santa Maria de Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Microcline var. Amazonite from Santa Maria de Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 14433
Mineral:Microcline var. Amazonite
Locality:Santa Maria de Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Large blocky crystal of green microcline variety amazonite 6 cm across with thin, bladed crystals of colorless albite variety cleavelandite 3.5 cm each. There is a partial fracture (natural) in the amazonite that is visible, but does not extend through.
Overall Size:8x6x4 cm
Crystals:35-60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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