|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Kazakhstan > Dioptase|
|Locality:||Altyn-Tyube, 66 km east of Karagandy, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan (Type Locality for Dioptase)|
|Description:||Lustrous transparent-to-translucent green dioptase crystals on translucent brown calcite. The dioptase crystals are elongated prismatic form with three-faced terminations. An excellent specimen for the Type Locality which normally has smaller crystals. Ex. G. McLoughlin collection|
|Overall Size:||3.5x3x2 cm|
|Status:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Russia & former Soviet Republics > Dioptase Specimens|
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