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Dioptase on Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

 
Dioptase on Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Dioptase on Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Dioptase on Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Dioptase on Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 72007
Mineral:Dioptase on Calcite
Locality:Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
Description:Rich specimen of lustrous transparent green dioptase crystals to 0.4 mm intermixed lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals to 6 mm. Under magnification the dioptase are seen to be transparent prismatic crystals with basal pinacoid terminations. Collected by John Mediz ca. 1985
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:0.1-6.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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