• Dioptase
  • Dioptase
  • Dioptase
  • Dioptase
  • Dioptase
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Dioptase

$7,500.00   €6,639  £5,750.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC1570

Beautiful scattered distinctive crystals of Dioptase on Dolomite from the world class location of the Tsumeb Mine. The Dioptase crystals measure to 1.5cm, and are artistically clustered along a raised ridge in a shallow convex cavity in a Dolomite matrix. The Dioptase crystals have an bright vitreous luster with a fine green colour, with some crystals displaying internal neon like green reflections. Many of the larger crystals show faint striation on the prism faces. A few of the Dioptase crystals are partly covered by a second phase of micro Dolomite crystals with another integral growth of micro Diptase crystals. A fine display specimen of Dioptase from Tsumeb.

Details

Dimensions
7.5 × 6.5 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Dioptase

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