Microcline (Var: Amazonite), Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz)
Small Cabinet, 7.3 x 5.6 x 5.1 cm
Pikes Peak Granite, Park Co., Colorado, USA
This specimen features green tipped, amazonite crystals, to 5.0 cm in length, in parallel growth along with a translucent crystal of smoky quartz to 2.0 cm in length. It is from the collection of James E. Moresby White. It has never been cleaned since the day it was found and retains pocket clay coating. Ex. Carnegie Museum Collection.