Dioptase, Malachite
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 5.5 x 4.2 cm
Brazzaville (Reneville; Djoue), Brazzaville Department (Reneville Department), Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)

A rich, massive specimen of fibrous Malachite hosting a 2.5 cm wide pocket of Dioptase. This pocket contains numerous Dioptase crystals, the largest if which is a highly lustrous crystal over 1 cm long. The vug extends deep into the piece. A very unusual pocket specimen. Ex. Charlie Key.