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Mineral Specimen No. 70270:
Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

This mineral specimen of Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 70270:

Minerals Species: Dioptase on Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.
Description: Sparkling cluster of many lustrous transparent green dioptase crystals to 4 mm on contrasting translucent white rhombohedral calcite crystals to 1 mm lining a shallow cavity. The calcite fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination. No damage.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8x5x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-4 mm
Price: $450 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Mineral Specimens: Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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