Mineral Specimen #5291 Amazonite, Smoky Quartz
Konso, Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia
7.7 x 7.3 x 3.5 cm
Amazonite crystals of an attractive blue/green color (a little bluer in person than the photos). The color is very similar to that found in Colorado specimens but this specimen is from a fine about 10 years ago in Ethiopia. The Amazonite has a high glossy luster.
Condition: Fairly Good
Flaws: The Smoky Quartz crystals are incomplete. There are a few cracks in the Amazonite.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Africa | Tectosilicates | Quartz | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars