• Dioptase on Calcite
  • Dioptase on Calcite
  • Dioptase on Calcite
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Dioptase on Calcite

ID: CC1496

This specimen is a beautiful example of one of Tsumeb's best known mineral combinations; a clean white coating of Calcite covers the matrix, on which clusters and isolated crystals of gemmy, bright green Dioptase create a rich coverage. Individual crystals measure to 7mm. You can see why these specimens are so sought after, superb!

Details

Dimensions
6.5 × 4.5 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Dioptase

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