Dioptase Crystal on Matrix – NKO 004

Single dioptase crystal (11 x 05 mm) on quartz matrix

Measurements:  35 x 25 x 22 mm

Description:  A single dioptase crystal (11 x 05 mm) on quartz matrix. The crystal has some minute nicks and a bad pressure mark to the back of it.

Weight of Specimen:  16 g

Chemical Composition:  Cu2+SiO2(OH)2 (dioptase)
                                   SiO2  (quartz)  

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (dioptase)  5  
                                      (quartz)  7

Location:  Kaokoland, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NKO 004

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