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Record 1 2001-08-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Gemmology
  • Mineralogy
DEF

An apple-green, bright-green, or blue-green laminated variety of microcline, sometimes used as a gemstone.

DEF

A bright green laminated variety of microcline. Used more as an ornamental stone than as a gem stone.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gemmologie
  • Minéralogie
DEF

Variété de microcline brillante dont la couleur vert émeraude est due à certains défauts du réseau cristallin, et peut-être au remplacement d'ions O par F.

CONT

[...] la couleur verte de certains microclines de pegmatites («amazonite») a été attribuée à la présence de fer ferreux dans leur réseau, ou à celle d'autres éléments-traces.

Spanish

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