Amazonite — specimen 0101, photo © NMNHS
Amazonite — specimen 0101
Weight: 4.64 ct; size: 12.05 | 9.76 | 5.53 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium very strongly bluish green; slightly greyish; clarity: translucent; cut: good; treatment: none.
Clean specimen; cabochon style cut.
More information from ‘Classification’
A green to blue-green variety of microcline. The colour is usually caused by an elevated content of lead.