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Microcline var. Amazonite from (Pike's Peak), (El Paso County), (Colorado)

 
Microcline var. Amazonite from (Pike's Peak), (El Paso County), (Colorado)

Microcline var. Amazonite from (Pike's Peak), (El Paso County), (Colorado)

Microcline var. Amazonite from (Pike's Peak), (El Paso County), (Colorado)

Microcline var. Amazonite from (Pike's Peak), (El Paso County), (Colorado)

Microcline var. Amazonite from (Pike's Peak), (El Paso County), (Colorado)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Microcline var. Amazonite from (Pike's Peak), (El Paso County), (Colorado)

DESCRIPTION:No. 49270
Mineral:Microcline var. Amazonite
Locality:(Pike's Peak), (El Paso County), (Colorado)
Description:Plate of blocky green amazonite variety of microcline feldspar crystals to 25 mm on the front and graphic formation of transparent smoky quartz crystals to 8 mm on the rear. The label does not specify the locality, but is probably Pike's Peak. Ex. Princteon University; ex. George L. Collord in 1899
Overall Size:11x9x3 cm
Crystals:3-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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