AMAZONITE CRYSTAL PIKES PEAK
A super Amazonite Crystal Pikes Peak. It features good crystal formation and the sought after aqua blue green colour. Most Amazonite on the market is the massive rock from Madagascar or Brazil, which has iron staining and is pale colour. This Crystal stands out in comparison as a collectible piece from the best location. It comes mounted on perspex for the best possible display. It is hard to find decent Amazonite Crystals like this.
Pikes Peak, Colorado, USA.
3.5cm x 2.8cm x 2.5cm, 28g.
Microcline is a common, but not a well known mineral and has been used as a semi-precious stone under the names of Amazonite and Perthite. Amazonite is a variety that is deep blue green.