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Dioptase

ID: CC1532

A relatively large single crystal of lustrous emerald green Dioptase measuring 1.9cm by 1.2cm, on a thin plate of Quartz crystals with micro-rhombic crystals of Dolomite.  Small Dioptase crystals to 2mm are scattered over the Quartz crystals. The reverse of the specimen is coated with sparkling Dioptase.

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 3.4 × 1.1 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Dioptase

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