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Dioptase

#46872

Dioptase

#46872
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CuSiO3·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Tagged
copper

Lustrous green Dioptase crystals to 1.3cm. Possibly associated with Minrecordite.

Dioptase

Formula
CuSiO3·H2
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Cryptocrystalline, Crystalline - Coarse 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
dark blue green, emerald green, turquoise 
Streak
green 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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