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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 48871
Mineral:Dioptase on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Several large translucent emerald-green lustrous dioptase crystals on a rhombic cleavage of colorless translucent calcite. One dioptase crystal on the upper rear has irregular surfaces on the rear where it was attached to surrounding calcite.
Overall Size:20x18x14 mm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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