A tough one to photograph! Green prismatic crystals of dioptase from this classic locality. Ex Jo Price Collection, Width of view 11.5mm. Stack of 50 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution...
2846 Dioptase, Fluorite, Quartz, Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
Specimen acquired in the micromount room at the Tucson Show. Ex Bob Jenkins. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 30 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Sharp green dioptase crystals on calcite. Ex Roger Colling Collection. Video best viewed full screen.
Ex Roger Colling Collection
4666 Dioptase, Magma Mine (Magma Superior Mine; Irene claim; Hub claim; Pomeroy; Superior Division; Silver Queen; Monarch claim; Magma Copper Mine; Broken Hill; Apex), Superior, Pioneer District, Pinal Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
ex Peter Kohlen 4/94, Helmut Braith
5597 Dioptase, Blue Bell Mine (Blue Bell claims; Hard Luck Mine; Hard Luck claims; Atkinson), Zzyzx (Fort Soda; Soda; Soda Springs; Zzyzx Mineral Spring Resort), Soda Mts, Silver Lake District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Well-crystallised bluish green, Al Wilkins
8181 Willemite, Dioptase, Wulfenite, Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona
ex Hatfield Goudey Collection. ex Bernie and Margaret Day Collection
Cluster of emerald-green crystals
2754 Dioptase, Fluorapatite, Miraflores Mine, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Green sprays of dioptase with white apatite. This mine not mentioned in this district in Mindat (Jan 2015).
Mounted in 1981 by Emilie Kendig. Labelled as Yuma Co. Now known as the Bonanza Mine and is in La Paz (County boundaries since changed)
0877 Dioptase, Wulfenite, Minrecordite, Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
2.2×1.6×1.5cm specimen of dioptase crystals with wulfenite crystals and zincian dolomite or minrecordite (not known if tested) from Tsumeb, Namibia. Ex Virgin Valley Sales. View Larger Map | Get Directions