Dioptase Crystals on Matrix - NTS 029

Small, gemmy dioptase crystals on matrix


Measurements:  47 x 26 x 24 mm

Description:  Small, gemmy dioptase crystals with minute bits of duftite, sit on a rock matrix. 

Some of the diptase crystals (mostly to the edges of specimen), are damaged. The bottom and two of the specimen's sides have been trimmed, to display better.

Weight of Specimen:  47.6 g

Chemical Composition:  Cu2+SiO2(OH)2  (dioptase)
    
Hardness on Mohs Scale:  
(dioptase)  5

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NTS 029

US $ 35

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