Microcline (Var: Amazonite)
Miniature, 3.8 x 3.7 x 3.0 cm
Konso, Sidamo-Borana Province, Ethiopia
This specimen is from the new finds of Amazonite in Ethiopia. This little specimens features a beautiful, light blue-green color, very well formed Carlsbad-twinned crystal. These are easily some of the finest quality Amazonite specimens to hit the market in recent years. Aside from the specimens that occur at the Pike's Peak Batholith in Colorado, these are some of the most impressive Amazonite specimens around. This specimen has good luster and is not at all pitted like many crystals from this area. 3.8 x 3.7 x 3.0cm