|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:||Block of matrix covered with green dioptase crystals from the type locality for this beautiful mineral species. The crystals are lustrous and translucent, with bright green color. It appears the matrix has a crack that was stabilized with glue.|
|Overall Size:||8x5x4.5 cm|
|Status:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Russia & former Soviet Republics > Dioptase Specimens|
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