Dioptase and Malachite

Reneville, Reneville Region, Republic of the Congo
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 5.5 x 4.2 cm
Start Time: 12/07/2009 7:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/17/2009 7:00:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Rich, massive specimen of fibrous Malachite hosting a 2.5 cm wide pocket of Dioptase. This pocket contains numerous Dioptase crystals, the largest if which is a highly lustrous crystal over 1 cm long. The vug extends deep into the piece. A very unusual pocket specimen.

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