Dioptase with Cobaltoan Dolomite (Rob Smith Coll.)

Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 8.8 x 6.4 x 5.0 cm
Start Time: 04/02/2009 8:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/09/2009 8:00:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed

Item Description

A showy, 3-dimensional Tsumeb specimen with several vugs on 3 sides RICHLY lined with scintillating, gemmy, emerald-green dioptase crystals. Several of the vugs are lined with sparkly pink, cobaltoan dolomite microcrystals, adding a very nice contrast to the dioptase crystals. Ex Rob Smith Collection.