Dioptase, Calcite
Miniature, 4.9 x 2.8 x 2.7 cm
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia

These superb crystals of the top Tsumeb color and luster measure up to 1 cm! They are on white calcite, the optimal setting to really show them off. There are crystals all the way around this shard of matrix, which was exposed all around in the pocket. Labels show this specimen to have passed from Luis Leite to Gene Schlepp in the past. 4.9 x 2.8 x 2.7cm