Size Range (cms) : 1.6 - 3.2
Amazonite aka Amazon Stone Tumbled Crystals
Fine grade amazonite tumbled stones from Madagascar.
Amazonite also known as Amazon Stone is the blue green variety of the mineral microcline whose colour is caused primarily by lead. Microcline is one of the most common of all feldspar minerals.
In the past amazonite came mostly from Miyask in the Ilmen Mountains close to Chelyabinsk in Russia but more recently has also been found in Colorado and a few other locations in the United States. It can also be found in Madagascar. Only blue green varieties of microcline can accurately be referred to as amazonite.
Although this colourful stone took its name from the Amazon River in Brazil, it's not actually found there. It's believed amazonite was mixed up with another stone that was found around the same time in that location.
These beautifully polished fine grade crystals are ideal for collectors or for use in alternative therapies. Highly polished and exceptionally tactile, they come in a protective pouch but deserve to be placed in a prominent position where they can be seen and enjoyed.
Our amazonite tumbled stones are size medium but weights and sizes do vary slightly from piece to piece. With some being smaller than others we have split sizes into small and medium.
Empathic warriors are stones which have at some point in time sustained some kind of damage, usually a chip or fracture. With rocks and minerals having evolved over millions of years we do not believe in throwing them away. These pieces are available to buy at a significantly reduced price. Empathic warriors are not always available. More information can be found in our article on empathic warrior crystals.
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