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Dioptase and Calcite from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan (Type Locality for Dioptase)

 
Dioptase and  Calcite from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan (Type Locality for Dioptase)

Dioptase and  Calcite from Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan (Type Locality for Dioptase)

DESCRIPTION:No. 60436
Mineral:Dioptase and Calcite
Locality:Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan (Type Locality for Dioptase)
Description:Lustrous transparent emerald-green dioptase crystals to 2 mm with colorless transparent brown-to-colorless calcite crystals to 2 mm on brown calcite.
Overall Size:22x13x12 mm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: For reference only
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