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Microcline var. Amazonite from Konso, Southern Nations and Nationalities Regional State, Ethiopia

 
Microcline var. Amazonite from Konso, Southern Nations and Nationalities Regional State, Ethiopia

Microcline var. Amazonite from Konso, Southern Nations and Nationalities Regional State, Ethiopia

DESCRIPTION:No. 57162
Mineral:Microcline var. Amazonite
Locality:Konso, Southern Nations and Nationalities Regional State, Ethiopia
Description:Three parallel green amazonite crystals, the blue-green variety of microcline feldspar caused by minute lead impurities, with smaller tan-white microcline crystals around the base and minor quartz on the rear. One edge is incomplete.
Overall Size:6.5x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:30-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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