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Microcline var. amazonite

#AH53396

Microcline var. amazonite

#AH53396
Availability
Available
Price
$195.00
Size
5 x 4.5 x 4 cm - Miniature 
Formula
KAlSi3O8 (RRUFF)
Locality
The Ten Percenter mine, Teller Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
pegmatite mineral

This specimen was shown numerous times at shows across the country by Arnold Hampson. When we picked up the collection, it was one of the several specimens amazonite in his show case.

Good rich, deep bluish green color with with a base of cleavelandite. Sits perfect without aid, no damage. From the "Key-hole vug", 1986 by Don L. Smith Sr.

Microcline

Formula
KAlSi3O8 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Blocky, Crystalline - Coarse, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
bluish green, green, gray, grayish yellow, yellowish 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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