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Amazonite
variety of Microcline
aka Amazonstone
Potassium aluminum silicate
KAlSi3O8


Amazonite in the East Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

Amazonite in the Front Range Region

Amazonite in the Northwest Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

Amazonite in the South Central Region

Amazonite in the Southwest Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

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Amazonite with clevelandite from the Crystal Peak area, near Florissant, Teller County. Obtained in 1963. Ex. Bement Collection, American Museum of Natural History. Specimen measures 8 x 8 x 7 cm.
Photo courtesy of The Arkenstone.

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A single crystal of amazonite with very good dark color. Some cleavelandite at the base. Measures 6 x 5cm. From Crystal Peak, Teller Co.
Photo courtesy of Dave Bunk Minerals.

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Large cabinet-sized plate of rich turquoise-colored amazonite crystals with smoky quartz points. Also with small fluorites and cleavelandite crystals. Measures 13 x 19 x 12 cm in size. From the Tree Root Pocket, Crystal Peak.
Photo courtesy of The Mineral Gallery.

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