Earth Object Mineral Specimen Dioptase with Amazonite Dioptase Raw Stone


Beautiful minerals born from the earth

An individual in which dioptase and amazonite coexist.

Dioptase was discovered in 1797 by the French mineralogist It is said to have been named by Rene Just Hahuy . 1797 was the Edo period in Japan and about 10 years after the French Revolution in France. At the time, chemical technology was not as advanced as it is today, and dioptase was thought to be an emerald. Therefore, it is said that this mineral, discovered in Kazakhstan, was presented to the Russian Emperor Paul as an emerald. After his subsequent research, Hahuy presented the difference between it and emerald to the academic community, and it was named dioptase.

This gemstone has a beautiful deep green color that is not inferior to emerald, and a transparent crystal. It is a gemstone that allows you to enjoy the natural colors that coexist with amazonite, like a painting.

The minerals selected by MOUSEION are not only valuable as specimens, but are also selected raw stones that have appeal and presence as objects.

All of the minerals we select are chemically stable and safe to touch, so they can be used as interior decorations.


All minerals are natural and some have sharp crystals. Please be careful. Avoid dropping or contacting with hard objects as this may cause breakage.

Since each piece is a unique natural product, it may have inclusions, unique colors, natural cracks, etc. We select pieces that we think are beautiful, including those characteristics. Please enjoy the unique mineral scenery.

"Chemically stable" means that the substance is unlikely to undergo chemical changes under normal temperature and humidity conditions.

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