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Amazonite

Amazonite

Amazonite is a blue-green variety of microcline feldspar. The color is caused by impurities of lead.

Microcline

Microcline

The blue-green variety of microcline (a feldspar), amazonite is found exclusively in pegmatite deposits. It is popular for use in beads and carvings. The chemical composition of amazonite is AlSi3O8.


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