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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A semi-precious green variety of microcline found near a major river in South America.

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  • Adorned with beautiful amazonite nuggets measuring 16x12mm.
  • As has already been said, amazonite is sometimes sold as "jade," which is incorrect.
  • Dangling at the bottom is a larger gray Mother of Pearl flat oval adorning one last amazonite and sterling silver round bead.
  • Bowenite, while tough, is relatively soft and amazonite is brittle and also easily cleavable, while glass is both soft and brittle. for more
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