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Mineral Specimen No. 77249:
Dioptase on Calcite for sale from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan.

This mineral specimen Dioptase on Calcite from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 77249:

Mineral Species: Dioptase on Calcite.
Location of origin: Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan. (Type Locality for Dioptase) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Uncommonly large cluster (rare for this locality) of lustrous transparent emerald-green dioptase crystals on translucent brown calcite. The dioptase crystals were protected by the enclosing calcite which was dissolved to expose the dioptase crystals. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Collected ca. 1993.
Overall size: 12x7.5x5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-9 mm
Price: $1250 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Dioptase on Calcite for sale from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Detail view of mineral Dioptase on Calcite for sale from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Detail view of mineral Dioptase on Calcite for sale from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Detail view of mineral Dioptase on Calcite for sale from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Detail view of mineral Dioptase on Calcite for sale from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Detail view of mineral Dioptase on Calcite for sale from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Detail view of mineral Dioptase on Calcite for sale from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Detail view of mineral Dioptase on Calcite for sale from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

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