Microcline

Something about color in amazonite – few distinctive localities, the two used in this jewelry from Colorado and Virginia – pegmatite granite –

beautiful crystals – individuals and in clusters –

Feldspar is a rock-forming mineral comprising about 67% of the earth’s crust. Important in ceramics, …….amazonite as a gemstone is because of its color – relatively soft so used in necklaces.

Chaffee County
Colorado, United States

Mineral collectors – both professional and amateurs – prowl the mountains of Colorado in search of fine mineral specimens of this beautiful turquoise-colored mineral which is commonly found with smoky quartz.

Chaffee County, Colorado

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