Excellent large cluster of deep emerald-green, pronounced and clean Dioptase crystals. A highly prized and intense coloured copper-based mineral - chemical composition : CuSiO. First ever discovered in 1797, this mineral can occur quite notably in the Tsumeb mine of Namibia, though this particular Dioptase cluster is sourced from Kazakhstan.
Acicular radial sprays of Shattukite - soft powerdery blue whirls seens all over too upto 5mm.
Dioptase w Shattukite and Calcite
- Dioptase K #133
- Size: 6.4 x 4.0 x 2.2 cm (2.5" x 1.6" x 0.9")
- Location: Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan