Microcline (Var: Amazonite), Microcline
Cabinet, 10.9 x 6.9 x 3.9 cm
Kenticha mine, Kenticha pegmatite field, Sidamo-Borana Province, Ethiopia
Here is an unusual piece in that the amazonites are embedded in a field of stark white microcline that provides a beautiful contrast with the amazonites. The amazonites have superb deep robin's-egg blue color. The largest of the crystals measures 4.5 cm along the edge.