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Dioptase from Reneville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo

 
Dioptase from Reneville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo

Dioptase from Reneville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo

Dioptase from Reneville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo

Dioptase from Reneville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo

Dioptase from Reneville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo

Dioptase from Reneville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo

Dioptase from Reneville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo

Dioptase from Reneville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Dioptase from Reneville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 70299
Mineral:Dioptase
Locality:Reneville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo
Description:Lustrous transparent deep-green dioptase crystals lining two adjacent cavities in brown matrix that fluoresces faint yellow under SW UV illumination. The dioptase crystals are prismatic form with three-sided rhombic terminations.
Overall Size:6.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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