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Dioptase

Ex Harry Zondervan
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Description
Locality: 
N'tola Mine, Mindouli, Pool Region, Congo (Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 4.5 × 2 cm
Description

An undamaged group on matrix of these Dioptase casts after Shattuckite or Plancheite or Malachite. Find of end 2018-beginning 2019. Undamaged pieces are hard to find.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Dioptase

Formula: 
CuSiO3·H2O
Strunz: 
9.CJ.30
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
Green
Type Locality: 
Altyn-Tyube dioptase deposit (Altyn-Tube), Altyn-Tyube area, Kirghiz Steppes (Asiatic Steppes), Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast'), Kazakhstan...
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