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Microcline var. Amazonite from Black Cap Mountain, east of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire

 
Microcline var. Amazonite from Black Cap Mountain, east of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire

Microcline var. Amazonite from Black Cap Mountain, east of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire

Microcline var. Amazonite from Black Cap Mountain, east of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire

DESCRIPTION:No. 70923
Mineral:Microcline var. Amazonite
Locality:Black Cap Mountain, east of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
Description:Partial crystal of blue-green amazonite, the variety of microcline feldspar colored by trace lead impurities, with whitish outer layer of colorless microcline on a few faces. Amazonite from Black Cap is exceptionally rare. Ex. Tom Penney collection, collected in the 1960s-70s
Overall Size:25x25x16 mm
Crystals:25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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