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

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

Related Mineral Specimens

Cerussite
$15,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
A choice classic specimen of Cerussite from the famous Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. The specimen...
ADAMITE with SMITHSONITE and TSUMCORITE
$3,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
Well formed bladed almost platy crystals of Adamite with Smithsonite and Tsumcorite from the famous...
DIOPTASE with SHATTUCKITE and MOTTRAMITE var Duhamelite
$400
 Kaokoveld, Kunene Region, Namibia, Africa
Well formed lustrous crystals of emerald green Dioptase measuring to 1.2cm on botryoidal sky blue...
ARAGONITE var TARNOWITZITE
$600
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
A neat specimen displaying intergrown white and colourless zoned Tarnowitzite crystals from the...