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Dioptase

#37924

Dioptase

#37924
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 6 x 5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
CuSiO3·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Christmas mine, Gila Co., Arizona, United States
Tagged
copper

Beautiful bright green translucent, aiciular sprays and cluster of Dioptase all over the matrix with waterclear Calcite crystals. The tufts of Dioptase are about 1m.

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.

Collection
Waldner Collection
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