Geode with Gemmy Dioptase Crystals on Matrix - NKO 008

Geode with gemmy, dioptase crystal on quartz matrix




Measurements:  42 x 27 x 22 mm

Description:  A small ( 24 mm wide) geode with gemmy dioptase crystals, on a quartz matrix.

Some of the dioptase crystal on the edges are damaged.

Weight of Specimen:  32.9 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 008

US $ 75




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