• Dioptase on Calcite with Duftite
  • Dioptase on Calcite with Duftite
  • Dioptase on Calcite with Duftite
  • Dioptase on Calcite with Duftite
  • Dioptase on Calcite with Duftite
  • Dioptase on Calcite with Duftite
Calcite

Dioptase on Calcite with Duftite

$2,000.00   €1,962  £1,670.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC15444
A charming and choice miniature of rhombohedral Calcite crystals preferentially coated with micro Calcite rhombohedra, a delicate dusting of pale olive green Duftite and a rich sprinkling of 1 mm and sub-mm bluish-emerald-green Dioptase crystals. The underlying large Calcite crystals measure to 1.5 cm and are creamy-white with glassy pale-grey faces. Subsequent phases of mineralising fluids have deposited Duftite, followed by micro-crystals of Calcite and finally Dioptase, onto orientated faces of the relatively large Calcite crystals. A terrific and more unusual Tsumeb miniature.

Details

Dimensions
5.8 × 3.6 × 2.2 cm
Categories
Calcite, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Silicates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Dioptase, Duftite

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