|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Kazakhstan > Dioptase|
|Locality:||Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan (Type Locality for Dioptase)|
|Description:||Sparkling specimen of bright green dioptase crystals coating faces of a cavity in white calcite and quartz matrix. The dioptase crystals are transparent and look beautiful under magnification. Dioptase from Russia has been hard to get in recent years.|
|Overall Size:||5.5x3x3 cm|
|Status:||Sold - Posted here for reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Russia & former Soviet Republics > Dioptase Specimens|
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