Dioptase, Calcite
Miniature, 4.0 x 3.2 x 2.0 cm
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia

Gemmy and lustrous, emerald-green dioptase crystals to 9 mm on a nicely contrasting, aesthetically shaped matrix of sparkly, off-white calcite from Tsumeb. This fine piece comes with a Prosper Williams label, a prominent Tsumeb dealer in the 1970s and early 1980s. Dioptase on calcite from Tsumeb is much sought after. MUCH, MUCH BETTER In PERSON! 4.0 x 3.2 x 2.0 cm