Two-Sided Dioptase and Calcite Crystal Specimen - NTS 003

Gem quality dioptase crystals on calcite, on quartz matrix, Tsumeb


Measurements:  27 x 18 x 08 mm

Description:  A stunning, small, two-sided specimen of dioptase and calcite crystals, with a lovely sparkle, not easily captured on images. 

The specimen has very little damage. The colour is a lovely bottle-green, more beautiful than portrayed in most of these images.

Weight of Specimen:  4.2 g

Chemical Composition:  Cu2+SiO2(OH)2  (dioptase)                                                                                   CaCO3  (calcite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (dioptase)  
                                      (calcite)  3

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NTS 003

US $ 65

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