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Mineral Specimen No. 75268:
Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

This mineral specimen of Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite 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 for sale No. 75268:

Mineral Species: Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite.
Location of mineral deposit: Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia. (Type Locality for Duftite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Lustrous transparent vivid-green dioptase crystals to 4.5 mm on lustrous translucent colorless rhombohedral calcite crystals to 6 mm with olive-green duftite microcrystals on one edge. The calcite crystals fluoresce orange under SW UV illumination. No damage. Collected ca. 1975.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5.5x4.5x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 6 mm
Price: $275 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW UV lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent illuminated mineral Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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