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Dioptase

$150.00   €128  £110.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17906
A choice thumbnail displaying a single equant crystal of Dioptase on a small bed of millimetre-sized, naturally etched Calcite crystals from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia. The Dioptase crystal measures 1 cm across at its widest point and is a translucent deep emerald green. Dioptase, a copper silicate, is one of, if not the, most iconic minerals from Tsumeb. This specimen comes mounted on a small clear acrylic base.

Details

Dimensions
2.1 × 2.4 × 1.6 cm
Categories
Latest Additions, Silicates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Dioptase

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