amazonstone


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amazonstone

(ˈæməzənˌstəʊn) or

Amazon stone

n
another name for amazonite
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Parsons (1934) found large crystals of beryl with "amazonstone" and rose quartz near Quadeville in Lyndoch Township, Renfrew County (NTS 31F/6; Fig.
He gave us free rein to wander with our picks around the open pit excavation and dumps of the main pegmatite deposit, so it was easy pickings to collect fist-size cleavage pieces of richly green amazonstone and well formed hexagonal crystals of beryl up to 10 cm in width and 20 cm long.