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Amazonite — specimen 0101, photo © NMNHS
Amazonite — specimen 0101, photo © NMNHS

Amazonitespecimen 0101


South America
Amazonite — specimen 0101, locality map

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.

Other specimens
Amazonite — specimen 0100

More information from ‘Classification’

A green to blue-green variety of microcline. The colour is usually caused by an elevated content of lead.