• Diopside var. Chromian Diopside
  • Diopside var. Chromian Diopside
  • Diopside var. Chromian Diopside
Silicates

Diopside var. Chromian Diopside

$400.00   €341  £290.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC17973
An attractive thumbnail specimen of gemmy bright lime green Diopside displaying two crystals from the Merelani Hills workings in the Lelatema Mountains of Tanzania. This is the variety Chromian Diopside, readily apparent from its colour and, interestingly, has an adhering matrix of silvery-black Graphite in rounded mounds on the back of each crystal.

Details

Dimensions
2.3 × 1.5 × 1.2 cm
Categories
Silicates
Locality
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Diopside

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