Natural Extra Large Dioptase With Shattuckite & Duftite Specimen x 1 from Ponte De Noire, Congo

R 7,920.00 ZAR
  • Natural Extra Large Dioptase With Shattuckite & Duftite Specimen x 1 from Ponte De Noire, Congo

Natural Extra Large Dioptase With Shattuckite & Duftite Specimen x 1 from Ponte De Noire, Congo

R 7,920.00 ZAR
Brazzaville has recently yields some of the best museum and gemmy crystalline small to extra large clusters of dipotase. This is exceptionally rare material with similar quality being found years ago from Tsumeb, Namibia. The material is often alsmost drusy coated surfaces and often associated to yellow gemmy wulfenite crystals. A smaller number of specimens have botryoidal like hollow domes of dioptase. A % of the deposit yielded specimens which have a brown patina on top of the beautifully green rich dioptase. Every single piece has been graded and priced according to quality by Nick May. Dioptase may appear common at the moment but once this deposit in finished could be a few decades before we get this quality again! Amazing classic specimens all grade and priced accordingly. Price is grade dependant. Item/s is as shown.

Size = 162 x 124 x 115 mm
Grade = Very Good

SKU = A38186-DIOP
Nett Weight = 2.31 kg *

Currently 1 in stock.

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Brazzaville has recently yields some of the best museum and gemmy crystalline small to extra large clusters of dipotase. This is exceptionally rare material with similar quality being found years ago from Tsumeb, Namibia. The material is often alsmost drusy coated surfaces and often associated to yellow gemmy wulfenite crystals. A smaller number of specimens have botryoidal like hollow domes of dioptase. A % of the deposit yielded specimens which have a brown patina on top of the beautifully green rich dioptase. Every single piece has been graded and priced according to quality by Nick May. Dioptase may appear common at the moment but once this deposit in finished could be a few decades before we get this quality again! Amazing classic specimens all grade and priced accordingly. Price is grade dependant. Item/s is as shown.

Size = 162 x 124 x 115 mm
Grade = Very Good