|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:||Emerald-green lustrous transparent dioptase crystals on brown calcite matrix with one area of colorless transparent calcite overgrown on the dioptase. The calcite was dissolved to expose the dioptase. An uncommonly large specimen for this locality|
|Overall Size:||13x6x6 cm|
|Status:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Russia & former Soviet Republics > Dioptase Specimens|
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