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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 70283
Mineral:Microcline var. Amazonite
Locality:Crystal Peak area, 6.5 km northeast of Lake George, Park-Teller Counties, Colorado
Description:Three interconnected blocky blue-green amazonite crystals, the green variety of microcline colored by lead impurities, with no matrix attached, probably because the crystals separated when the pocket collapsed.
Overall Size:5.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:22-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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