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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 66287
Mineral:Dioptase with Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous transparent deep-green dioptase crystals to 4 mm with transparent colorless calcite crystals to 2 mm on brown quartz-rich matrix. Small opaque green spherical crystals of an unidentified mineral, possibly malachite, are scattered throughout. Ex. D. Miller collection #2049
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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