• 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   €1,797  £1,550.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15444
An exceedingly choice miniature of rhombohedral Calcite crystals preferentially coated with micro Calcite rhombohedra, a delicate dusting of pale green Duftite and a rich sprinkling of 1 mm and sub-mm bluish-emerald-green Dioptase crystals.  The underlaying 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  large Calcite crystals.  A terrific Tsumeb mine miniature.

Details

Dimensions
5.1 × 4.0 × 2.7 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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