Dioptase with Chrysocolla

Kaokoveld, Namibia
Thumbnail, 2.8 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm
Start Time: 03/05/2009 8:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 03/12/2009 8:21:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Despite some natural contact faces, a nice thumber of deep green, lustrous crystals of dioptase from Kaokoveld, near Tsumeb and producing crystals of similar quality (though in far less quantity). Here, the dioptase is associated with light sky-blue chrysocolla. The largest crystal is a hair under one centimeter.

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