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Amazonite from
Unnamed Amazonite occurrence [1], Haystack Mountain (Haystack; Boulder Mountain; Kern Knob), Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA

Classification
Species:Microcline var: Amazonite
Comments:Occurs as poorly developed crystals in pegmatite.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:www.mineralsocal.org; Strong, Mary Frances Berkholz (1964), Gem valley in the Inyo Mountains: Gems & Minerals, No. 317, Feb. 1964: 20; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 183.; Griffis, R.A. (1987), Kern knob pluton and other highly-evolved granitoids in East-central California, M.Sc. Thesis, California State University, Northridge.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Amazonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Unnamed Amazonite occurrence [1], Haystack Mountain (Haystack; Boulder Mountain; Kern Knob), Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
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