Results for: Amazonites

In Addictions

What is the hardness of amazonite?

Amazonite has a mohs hardness of 6-6.5. It's prone to pressure failure (it'll crack or crumble), and will also scratch easily.
In Rocks and Minerals

What are the scientific properties to form Amazonite?

"Amazonite" is a beautiful green variety of the mineral known as microcline, which is a common potassium aluminum silicate. For more properties of microcline, see
In Physics

Is Amazonite stronger than diamond?

amazonite is a greenish feldspar its green from copper impurities diamond is pure carbon 10 on the mohs scale hardest, toughest,strongest natural material known.
In Igneous Rock

Is amazonite igneous rock?

No, it is not a rock, it is a mineral/crystal. Amazonite is a green variety of microcline feldspar, which does occur in some intrusive, granitic Igneous rocks.