Directory of Gems - Gem Dictionary - reference guide to Amblygonite
Amblygonite's name comes from the Greek words for "blunt angles" in allusion to its variously angled cleavages.
Gem quality amblygonite is mined in Brazil and the regions formerly known as Burma. Amblygonite is a relatively common phosphate mineral. It is found in lithium and phosphate rich pegmatites as a primary mineral.
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