Microcline (Var: Amazonite), Albite
Large Cabinet, 16.0 x 9.5 x 5.5 cm
Konso, Sidamo-Borana Province, Ethiopia
This specimen is from the recent finds of Amazonite in Ethiopia. This showy display piece features beautiful, sharp, blue-green color, well formed crystals of Amazonite with a selective deposition of a white Feldspar mineral on the prism faces of the crystals. To top it off the Amazonites are sitting atop a bed of white Albite matrix. Ex. Richard Kosnar Collection.