Dioptase is an emerald/teal mineral made of copper cyclosilicate. These brightly coloured specimens are highly desired for their intense colouring. This sample features distinct, hexagonal shaped crystals which are short and stubby, and was found in Kazakhstan.
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80x60x40mm, 250g approx