Dioptase, Calcite
Miniature, 3.2 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm
Malpaso Quarry, Dumesnil, Cordoba, Argentina
Emerald-green, gemmy dioptase crystals to 1.1 cm are aesthetically set on calcite matrix on this showy and excellent specimen from an UNCOMMON dioptase locality - the Malpaso Quarry, Cordoba, Argentina. Ex. Dave and Emily Stoudt Collection. Dave worked and lived in Buenos Aires. Seldom on the market.