Dioptase with Calcite
Dioptase with Calcite from Malpaso Quarry, Dumesnil, Córdoba, Argentina
Collection Robert Lavinsky
Description Emerald-green, gemmy Dioptase crystals to 7 mm richly and aesthetically line a vertical vug set in Calcite matrix on this showy and excellent specimen from an uncommon Dioptase locality - the Dumesnil Quarry, Cordoba, Argentina. Ex Dave Stoudt Collection. Dave worked and lived in Buenos Aires and purchased this there during that time.
Locality Malpaso Quarry, Dumesnil, Córdoba, Argentina
Dimensions 7.0 x 6.3 x 3.7 cm.
Specimen Grade C
Photograph www.iRocks.com Photo

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