Feldspar Photos  
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2008-R.Weller

 
amazonite crystal-1
Florissant, Colorado
A green or bluish green variety of potassium feldspar is called either amazonite or
amazonstone.  Technically, it is microcline, not orthoclase.

 


feldspar
Photo is copyright free for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.