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Dioptase from Shinkolobwe, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Dioptase from Shinkolobwe, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dioptase from Shinkolobwe, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dioptase from Shinkolobwe, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 56777
Mineral:Dioptase
Locality:Shinkolobwe, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Uncommonly large single crystal of transparent-to-translucent green dioptase with no matrix attached. The dioptase crystal has lustrous faces on one half and a slight texture on the opposite half. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:20x13x13 mm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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