|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:||Large lustrous emerald-green translucent dioptase crystals on gray-brown calcite. The dioptase crystals were embedded in the calcite which was etched away to expose the dioptase. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #635; originally acquired in 1992|
|Overall Size:||9x5.5x4 cm|
|Status:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Russia & former Soviet Republics > Dioptase Specimens|
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