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Dioptase with Plancheite on Quartz from Christoph Mine, Kaokoveld, Kunene Region, Namibia

 
Dioptase with Plancheite on Quartz from Christoph Mine, Kaokoveld, Kunene Region, Namibia

Dioptase with Plancheite on Quartz from Christoph Mine, Kaokoveld, Kunene Region, Namibia

Dioptase with Plancheite on Quartz from Christoph Mine, Kaokoveld, Kunene Region, Namibia

Dioptase with Plancheite on Quartz from Christoph Mine, Kaokoveld, Kunene Region, Namibia

Dioptase with Plancheite on Quartz from Christoph Mine, Kaokoveld, Kunene Region, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 72318
Mineral:Dioptase with Plancheite on Quartz
Locality:Christoph Mine, Kaokoveld, Kunene Region, Namibia
Description:Linear formation of lustrous transparent green dioptase crystals on a fragment of quartz coated with powdery blue-green plancheite microcrystals. The dioptase crystals are short prisms with three-sided terminations. Ex. G. McLoughlin collection, originally acquired from R. Lavinsky in 2015
Overall Size:4x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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