Amazonite — specimen 0100, photo © NMNHS
Amazonite — specimen 0100
Weight: 6.92 ct; size: 12.10 | 12.09 | 6.39 mm; shape: round; 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.