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Dioptase with Duftite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

 
Dioptase with Duftite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Dioptase with Duftite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 10303
Mineral:Dioptase with Duftite on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:Beautiful sparkling green dioptase crystals up to 3 mm on white calcite matrix with minor green duftite microcrystals on select face of the dioptase scattered throughout. The contrast of the dioptase against the calcite is very showy.
Overall Size:6x4x3 cm
Crystals:0.1-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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