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Amazonite (Microcline)
stock #15.1-615
Bear Creek Canyon, Colorado Springs area
Colorado, United States
4.3 x 3.2 x 3.1 CM (miniature)
price: $180


A nice, colorful Amazonite crystal collected by the late Dr. Warren Johansson in 1945 just prior to his induction in the US Army. He had treated himself to a solo mineral collecting tour of the US Western regions while awaiting being shipped out overseas. He wrote a nice memoir about that adventure some 65 years later. The color is a little richer than most seen from this locality, the condition is quite good, there are several clean contacts but there is no damage or bruising. A classic US specie from Colorado, with some extra provenance.