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Microcline var. Amazonite from near Florissant, El Paso County, Colorado

 
Microcline var. Amazonite from near Florissant, El Paso County, Colorado

Microcline var. Amazonite from near Florissant, El Paso County, Colorado

Microcline var. Amazonite from near Florissant, El Paso County, Colorado

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Microcline var. Amazonite from near Florissant, El Paso County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 44521
Mineral:Microcline var. Amazonite
Locality:near Florissant, El Paso County, Colorado
Description:Blocky amazonite crystals, the green lead-rich variety of the mineral species microcline. One side of the cluster shows the amazonite crystals are curved slightly. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:7.5x7.5x5 cm
Crystals:4-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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