• Dioptase
  • Dioptase
  • Dioptase
  • Dioptase
  • Dioptase
  • Dioptase
  • Dioptase
  • Dioptase
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Dioptase

$6,000.00   €5,426  £4,650.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC18677
A leaning mound of snowy-white Calcite crystals is almost entirely obscured by a covering of deep emerald-green Dioptase crystals of between 2 and 4 mm across. The Dioptase, a copper silicate, is translucent with a high lustre and shows internal reflections when turned in a good light.  A beautifully crystallised specimen of Dioptase from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia.

Details

Dimensions
9.2 × 7.2 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Silicates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Dioptase

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