amazonite

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
Crystal of Amazonite

Etymology[edit]

From Amazon +‎ -ite; the gem does not actually come from the Amazon, but it was confused with an unrelated green stone that does.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amazonite (countable and uncountable, plural amazonites)

  1. A gem variety of microcline feldspar, varying from bright verdigris green to a bluish green.

Translations[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Amazonite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • amazonite”, in Mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016.

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Noun[edit]

amazonite f (plural amazonites)

  1. amazonite