Microcline, var. Amazonite
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 02.19.2021 | Filed under:

Microcline, var. Amazonite

Specimen # 200472
Mineral: Microcline, var. Amazonite
Location: Sportsman's Paradise, Lake George, Park Co., Colorado, USA
Size: 3.7 x 2.6 x 2.5 cm


A beautiful crystal of microcline (var. amazonite) from Lake George, Colorado.  This crystal has selective deposition of white albite on certain faces, contrasting with the greenish blue. The termination is super, with great form and nice lustre (as seen in the fourth photo). In excellent condition. From the Pete Richards collection, acquired by him in 2010.

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