Dioptase and Calcite on Matrix - NTS 047

Small dioptase crystals on small, drusy, pearly calcite crystals, on matrix

Measurements:  60 x 30 x 24 mm

Description:  Small dioptase crystals sit on small, drusy, pearly calcite crystals which, in turn, sit on a rock matrix with bits of duftite. 

The only notable damage is to the edges of the specimen, which has been trimmed at the bottom to display better.

Weight of Specimen:  66.9 g

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

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (dioptase)  5  
                                           (calcite)  3

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:   NTS 047

US $ 150
Home Order Form