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Dioptase on Quartz from Omaue, Kaokoveld, Namibia

 
Dioptase on Quartz from Omaue, Kaokoveld, Namibia

Dioptase on Quartz from Omaue, Kaokoveld, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 34272
Mineral:Dioptase on Quartz
Locality:Omaue, Kaokoveld, Namibia
Description:Translucent green dioptase crystals up to 8 mm long on limonite-coated quartz crystals up to 5 mm. Most of the crystals are complete and doubly-terminated. This locality, though less prolific than Tsumeb, produces fine quality dioptase.
Overall Size:30x25x20 mm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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