November 2019 Update, Page 3

 

 

OKQ-991

OKQ-991    Dioptase on Calcite       RESERVED        Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 6.1 x 5.5 x 3.1 cm.  There are lots of gemmy crystals, some large, on one side of this piece.  It is is very good condition with only one crystal showing minor wear.  A lustrous, colorful, and aesthetic example.   $380

 

 

 

 

OKQ-992

OKQ-992    Dioptase on Calcite       RESERVED        Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 5.1 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm.  There are lots of gemmy crystals on this piece.  There is peripheral damage as seen.  $300

 

 

 

 

OKQ-993

OKQ-993    Dioptase on Smithsonite with minor Calcite and Duftite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 6.1 x 3 x 2.3 cm.  It shows colorful, gemmy dioptase crystals all over this long specimen.  A couple crystals show minor damage but overall the specimen displays great and is attractive from any direction.   $400

 

 

 

 

OKQ-994

OKQ-994    Dioptase on Calcite     RESERVED       Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 6 x 4.4 x 3.6 cm.  A single damage-free crystal measuring 1 cm sits central to the piece.  You are not going to find much better contrast in the mineral world.  Gemmy, lustrous, and colorful piece!   $500

 

 

 

 

OKQ-995

End with largest amount of dioptase

OKQ-995    Dioptase Smithsonite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 8.8 x 5 x 3 cm.  There are lots of small, gemmy crystals scattered widely on this piece.  It is is very good condition with only one peripheral area showing some damage.  A lustrous, colorful, and aesthetic example   $300

 

 

 

 

OKQ-996

OKQ-996    Dioptase on Smithsonite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 7.2 x 5.6 x 3.4 cm.  There are lots of gemmy crystals, some large at 1.2 cm, on one side of this slightly domical piece.  Some of the crystals have a mottled appearance due to internal inclusions of a lighter green color and in the case of the largest one there is some surface growth features adding to this effect.  It is is free of any damage and very aesthetic.  $1,500

 

 

 

 

OKQ-997

OKQ-997    Dioptase on Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 5.5 x 4.3 x 2.1 cm.  There are lots of small gemmy crystals on bright white calcite on this piece.  It is damage-free and a lustrous, colorful, and aesthetic example of this material.   $280

 

 

 

 

OKQ-998

OKQ-998    Dioptase on Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 6.2 x 4.6 x 3 cm.  There are lots of small gemmy crystals on bright white calcite on this piece.  It is a lustrous, colorful, and aesthetic example of this material.  Far lower right shows wear to two calcite crystals otherwise in excellent condition.   $350

 

 

 

 

OKQ-999

OKQ-999    Dioptase on Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 5.5 x 4.3 x 2.1 cm.  There is an attractive stack of gemmy crystals perched high on this piece.  There is peripheral contact damage, as seen.   $200

 

 

 

 

OKR-120

OKR-120    Dioptase on Calcite     RESERVED      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 5.6 x 5 x 3 cm.  There are lots of small gemmy crystals scattered on bright white calcite on this piece.  It is damage-free and a lustrous, colorful, and aesthetic example of this material.   $200

 

 

 

 

OKR-121

OKR-121    Dioptase on Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This large one measures 11 x 6 x 4 cm.  There are lots of small gemmy crystals on calcite on this piece.   The main vug is damage-free, lustrous, colorful, and aesthetic while the peripheral areas show crystallization too, some of which is damaged, as seen.   $220

 

 

 

 

OKR-122

OKR-122    Dioptase on Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 4.1 x 3.4 x 1.9 cm.  There are numerous small gemmy crystals on bright white, transparent, calcite on this piece.  There are peripheral contacts and some damage along those edges, as seen.   $175

 

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