Geode with Gemmy Dioptase Crystals on Matrix - NKO 008

Geode with gemmy, dioptase crystal on quartz matrix

Measurements:  42 x 27 x 22 mm

Description:  A small ( 24 mm wide) geode with gemmy dioptase crystals, on a quartz matrix.

Some of the dioptase crystal on the edges are damaged.

Weight of Specimen:  32.9 g

Chemical Composition:  Cu2+SiO2(OH)2  (dioptase)
SiO2  (quartz)    
Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (dioptase)  
(quartz)  7
Location:  Kaokoland,
Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NKO 008


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