from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A green variety of microcline, often used as a semiprecious stone. Also called amazon stone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a gem variety of microcline feldspar, varying from bright verdigris green to a bluish green.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A variety of feldspar, having a verdigris-green color.
Crystals, candles, and books, with a cup of coffee on the right side of my computer screen and my amazonite egg the Writer's Stone within easy reach.
Adorned with beautiful amazonite nuggets measuring 16x12mm.
Dangling at the bottom is a larger gray Mother of Pearl flat oval adorning one last amazonite and sterling silver round bead.
The feldspar gems, such as moonstone, amazonite, and labradorite, also cleave very smoothly in certain directions.
Bowenite, while tough, is relatively soft and amazonite is brittle and also easily cleavable, while glass is both soft and brittle.
As has already been said, amazonite is sometimes sold as "jade," which is incorrect.
I happen to be a bracelet woman myself so I was drawn to the stunning cuff bracelet with amazonite you see at the right here (love that color -- it's completely "spring").
Genuine gemstone beads include amazonite, amber, aquamarine and topaz, and are available at different prices.
It is occurs several minerals such as lepidolite, pollucite, amazonite.
It is occurs several minerals such as lepidolite, pollucite, amazonite, etc.
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