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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

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

Amazonite in the Northwest Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

Amazonite in the South Central Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

Amazonite in the Southwest Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

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Small cabinet-sized specimen of richly colored amazonite crystals with a terminated smoky quartz. From the Christmas Pocket, Blue Smoky Claim, Crystal Peak. Measures 6.5 x 6.8 cm.
Photo courtesy of The Mineral Gallery.

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Microcline var. amazonite from Lake George. 2.5 x 4 x 4 cm in size. A white albite "cap" is present on one face of the termination.
Photo courtesy of Dan Weinrich.

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Amazonite cluster from the Rocket Mine, Teller County. 5 x 4 x 5 cm. Collected in 1994.
Photo courtesy of The Arkenstone.

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