Calcite and Dolomite on Matrix - TS 035

Gemmy dioptase crystals with calcite, on rock matrix

Measurements:  33 x 28 x 20 mm

Description:  Gemmy dioptase crystals with calcite, on rock matrix. 

Some of the dioptase crystals are damaged.

The crystals have a few nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  22 g

Chemical Composition:  Cu2+SiO2(OH)2 (dioptase)
                                        CaCO3  (calcite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (dioptase)  5 
                                  (calcite 3 

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  TS 035

R 60

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