|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:||Pocket of green dioptase crystals from the type locality for this beautiful mineral species. The crystals are lustrous and translucent, with intense green color. Looks beautiful under magnification. A few crystals on the outer edges are incomplete.|
|Overall Size:||3.5x2.5x1.5 cm|
|Status:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Russia & former Soviet Republics > Dioptase Specimens|
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