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Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 69321
Mineral:Dioptase on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Doubly-terminated 10 mm lustrous transparent green dioptase crystal on translucent white rhombohedral calcite crystals to 10 mm that fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination. The dioptase crystals has a small nick on one edge (visible under 20x). Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and II)
Overall Size:4.5x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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