amazonstone

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Etymology[edit]

Amazon +‎ stone, after the Amazon river.

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amazonstone (plural amazonstones)

  1. A bluish-green variety of microcline feldspar used as a gemstone. The best known occurrences are at Crystal Peak and Pike's Peak in Colorado.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Amazonstone” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.