|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:||Large single crystal of green dioptase with several smaller dioptase crystals nearby on brown calcite matrix. This is a very good specimen from the type locality, better than commonly available from this old locale.|
|Overall Size:||4x4x4 cm|
|Status:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Russia & former Soviet Republics > Dioptase Specimens|
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