|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:||Rich cluster of deep green dioptase crystals etched from tan-colored calcite matrix. The dioptase crystals are translucent and lustrous. A large specimen for this old locality where few good specimens are found each year.|
|Overall Size:||9x5x5 cm|
|Status:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Russia & former Soviet Republics > Dioptase Specimens|
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