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Dioptase on Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

 
Dioptase on Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Dioptase on Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Dioptase on Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 44954
Mineral:Dioptase on Calcite
Locality:Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
Description:Prismatic transparent green dioptase crystals up to 0.5 mm long on translucent colorless calcite crystals to 8 mm long. The largest calcite has unusual stepped layers on the crystal faces. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:28x22x18 mm
Crystals:0.2-8.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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