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Microcline var. Amazonite from Crystal Peak area, 6.5 km northeast of Lake George, Park-Teller Counties, Colorado

 
Microcline var. Amazonite from Crystal Peak area, 6.5 km northeast of Lake George, Park-Teller Counties, Colorado

Microcline var. Amazonite from Crystal Peak area, 6.5 km northeast of Lake George, Park-Teller Counties, Colorado

Microcline var. Amazonite from Crystal Peak area, 6.5 km northeast of Lake George, Park-Teller Counties, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 51633
Mineral:Microcline var. Amazonite
Locality:Crystal Peak area, 6.5 km northeast of Lake George, Park-Teller Counties, Colorado
Description:Several parallel interconnected amazonite crystals, the blue-green variety of microcline feldspar caused by lead impurities, with colorless microcline on the bottom. Though it is easily mistaken for undamaged, one crystal on the rear is actually cleaved. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:3.5x3x3 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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