• Dioptase With Malachite
  • Dioptase With Malachite
  • Dioptase With Malachite
  • Dioptase With Malachite
Gallery

Dioptase With Malachite

ID: CC2844

A hand sized specimen of Dioptase with Malachite on Calcite from Tsumeb. The Dioptase forms a sparkling druse of lustrous typical green crystals, partly overgrown the Calcite and Malachite. The Malachite forms a velvet druse on the Calcite, and is covering small stalactitic growths of Cuprite, which can been seen in places breaking through the Malachite. The translucent white Calcite forms sharp rhombic crystals to over 1cm. Here and there are micro crystal areas of yellow green Duftite. A fine specimen to study paragenic sequences from this famous mine.

Details

Dimensions
11.0 × 9.5 × 6.0 cm
Categories
Locality
Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Dioptase

Related Mineral Specimens

Calcite with Dioptase inclusions
$3,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
A fine specimen from the Tsumeb Mine of a stalactitic-like formation of sharply developed rhombic...
Dioptase with Wulfenite and Mottramite
$750
 Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA, North America
Large areas of the creamy matrix are covered in a rich druse of sparkling blue-green Dioptase with...
Malachite with Calcite and Dioptase
$750
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
A choice miniature of intergrown, transparent rhombic Calcite crystals to 3 mm with turquoise...
Dioptase
$2,000
 Christoph Mine, Kaokoveld, Kunene Region, Namibia, Africa
A well formed prismatic crystal of Dioptase measuring to 3.4cm tall dominates the specimen with a...