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Dioptase from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan (Type Locality for Dioptase)

 
Dioptase from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan (Type Locality for Dioptase)

Dioptase from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan (Type Locality for Dioptase)

DESCRIPTION:No. 19628
Mineral: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
Crystals:2-3.5 mm
Status: For reference only
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