Dioptase is sought after because of its emerald green color, high clarity and nicely formed crystals. No new deposits of Dioptase have been found for many years, which is why this mineral keeps increasing in value. It's a rare mineral, one of the most expensive non-gem minerals and a great piece to have in any serious collection as it's the first piece people will likely notice and comment on! This specimen weighs 2.2oz and measures 1.25x1.5x2"
This mineral is from Kazakhstan.
Dioptase is a powerful stone to awaken love and compassion and to heal emotional distress. It's called a stone of "Living in the Moment" because it helps overcome hurtful past energies and find the joy of the current moment, bring calm, confidence, and self-worth.
To clean/cleanse, rinse with water and leave out under the next full moon.