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

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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Microcline var. Amazonite (Manebach Law Twin) from Crystal Peak area, 6.5 km northeast of Lake George, Park-Teller Counties, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 58850
Mineral:Microcline var. Amazonite (Manebach Law Twin)
Locality:Crystal Peak area, 6.5 km northeast of Lake George, Park-Teller Counties, Colorado
Description:Blocky amazonite crystal, the green variety of microcline feldspar colored by trace lead impurities, that is twinned following the Manebach Law of feldspar twinning with twin plane easily visible on the faces. The microcline fluoresces red under SW UV. Ex. B. Gaber collection #2333
Overall Size:38x30x24 mm
Crystals:38 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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