Dioptase Photos   
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu    copyright 2010-R.Weller

dioptase crystals-4
dioptase and calcite

Tsumeb, Namibia
Actual specimen has more of a green color than blue-green;
digital cameras have difficulty in recording the color of dioptase.


dioptase                                                                                                                                        2564
Photo is copyright free only for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College

courtesy of Robert and Catherine Sanders.