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Mineral Specimen No. 71967:
Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona.

This mineral specimen of Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral for sale No. 71967:

Mineral Species: Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona.
Description: Rich specimen of lustrous transparent green dioptase crystals to 0.4 mm with mushroom-shaped (or scepter-shaped) transparent colorless calcite crystals of flat circular calcite cap crystals to 8 mm over smaller stem calcite crystals. No damage. Collected by John Mediz ca. 1985.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 10.5x7.5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.1-8.0 mm
Price: $250 (plus shipping).

Mineral Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Detail view of mineral Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Detail view of mineral Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Detail view of mineral Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Detail view of mineral Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Detail view of mineral Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

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Fluorescent illuminated mineral Dioptase with scepter-shaped Calcite for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

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