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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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Terminated amazonite crystals with cleavelandite and terminated smoky quartz. From the Tree Root Pocket on the Two Pointe Claim north of Lake George. This specimen is formerly of Irv Brown's competition display and widely considered one of the best specimens from the Tree Root Pocket. Measures 8.5 x 6 cm.
Photo courtesy of The Mineral Gallery.

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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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Not only a good amazonite specimen for the color and combination with smoky quartz, but an exquisitely rare amazonite specimen because the crystal is TWINNED, something you just do not often see in this material. From Crystal Peak, Teller County. Measures 4 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm.
Photo courtesy of The Arkenstone.

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