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Dioptase from
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Dioptase
Formula:CuSiO3 · H2O
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:[MinRec 19:117, 19:337, 8:Tsumeb 23/49/71, 7:133]
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Calcite
Minrecordite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite584 photos of Dioptase associated with Calcite at this locality.
Duftite88 photos of Dioptase associated with Duftite at this locality.
Malachite49 photos of Dioptase associated with Malachite at this locality.
Dolomite38 photos of Dioptase associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Minrecordite32 photos of Dioptase associated with Minrecordite at this locality.
Cerussite30 photos of Dioptase associated with Cerussite at this locality.
Wulfenite28 photos of Dioptase associated with Wulfenite at this locality.
Mottramite17 photos of Dioptase associated with Mottramite at this locality.
Plancheite11 photos of Dioptase associated with Plancheite at this locality.
Cobaltoan Dolomite9 photos of Dioptase associated with Cobaltoan Dolomite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Dioptase data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Nearest other occurrences of Dioptase
2.3km (1.4 miles) A Tsumeb West Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
48.1km (29.9 miles) B Kupferberg Mine, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
53.9km (33.5 miles) C Rodgerberg Mine, Guchab-Rodgerberg area, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
58.3km (36.2 miles) D Guchab-Rodgerberg area, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
68.1km (42.3 miles) E Kombat Mine (Klein Otavi; Asis), Kombat, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
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