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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 72060
Mineral:Dioptase over Calcite
Locality:Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
Description:Rich specimen of lustrous transparent green dioptase crystals to 1 mm over a layer of colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 1 mm completely covering one face of matrix and lining a cavity running through the center. Has excellent dioptase coverage. Collected by John Mediz ca. 1985
Overall Size:5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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