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Dioptase from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Dioptase from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 41966
Mineral:Dioptase
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Large single crystal of emerald-green dioptase with no matrix attached and a few smaller crystals around the edges. The corners of the crystal are transparent, the centers have cloudy zones that appear to made of minute negative cavities or bubbles. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #117; ex. Zweibels in 1983
Overall Size:26x19x15 mm
Crystals:2-26 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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