Dioptase, Quartz
Small Cabinet, 7.5 x 6.5 x 2.2 cm
Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA

An uncommon Arizona dioptase of unusually high quality for the locale, the Morenci Mine, featuring bright green microcrystals on a bubbly/botryoidal bed of contrasting sparkly, drusy quartz. Choice material for the locality for richness, intense color, aesthetics.