Dioptase, Calcite
Miniature, 4.1 x 3.6 x 2.0 cm
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia

A very AESTHETIC Tsumeb specimen of gemmy and lustrous, dark emerald-green dioptase crystals nicely sprinkled on a well-formed cluster of highly lustrous, translucent, whitish-gray calcite rhombs. Some of the smaller dioptases are embedded within the calcite rhombs. Ex. George Elling Collection.