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Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

 
Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

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Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 71967
Mineral:Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite
Locality:Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
Description:Rich specimen of lustrous transparent green dioptase crystals to 0.4 mm with mushroom-shaped (or scepter-shaped) transparent colorless calcite crystals of flat circular calcite cap crystals to 8 mm over smaller stem calcite crystals. Collected by John Mediz ca. 1985
Overall Size:10.5x7.5x3 cm
Crystals:0.1-8.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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