Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps Featuring
Amazonite


Mineral Name: Amazonite

Composition: Potassium aluminosilicate

Nomenclature: Named after the Amazon River, which is one location where it is found.

Industrial Uses: Gemstone, ornamental stone.

Additional Notes: A green variety of microcline. Microcline is a member of the Feldspar group of minerals.



French Southern and Antarctic Territories : Scott 212 : 1.00 franc : 1 Jan 1996

Microcline var. amazonite (feldspar)



Kenya : Scott 101 : 40 cents : 13 Dec 1977

Microcline var. amazonite (feldspar)



Uganda : Scott 606 : 150 shilling : 18 Jan 1988

Microcline var. amazonite (feldspar)