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Dioptase on Calcite and Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

 
Dioptase on Calcite and Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Dioptase on Calcite and Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 41775
Mineral:Dioptase on Calcite and Duftite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:Large lustrous emerald-green dioptase crystals up to 12 mm long on colorless calcite crystals. The dioptase crystals are internally translucent and quite large for this famous locality. Currently mounted to a display stand (will remove if requested). Ex. Robert C. Lambert #100; ex. Zweibels
Overall Size:7x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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