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Dioptase from Mina Restauradora, Mantacilla District, Argentina

 
Dioptase from Mina Restauradora, Mantacilla District, Argentina

Dioptase from Mina Restauradora, Mantacilla District, Argentina

Dioptase from Mina Restauradora, Mantacilla District, Argentina

DESCRIPTION:No. 29781
Mineral:Dioptase
Locality:Mina Restauradora, Mantacilla District, Argentina
Description:Sparkling crystals of bright green dioptase covering one face of vuggy matrix. Vivid color and very clean. The bottom is sawn flat to remove excess matrix. Label indicates it was mined during the 1790-1820 period. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M711; ex. Obodda
Overall Size:13x10x4 cm
Crystals:.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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