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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 57737
Mineral:Dioptase with Malachite on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous transparent emerald-green dioptase crystals to 2 mm with fibrous green malachite crystals to 1 mm on translucent colorless rhombohedral calcite crystals to 2.5 mm. Some calcite crystals have dioptase crystal inclusions. Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-2.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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