• Diopside with Graphite
  • Diopside with Graphite

Diopside with Graphite

$700.00   €579  £500.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20142
Crystallised Diopside moves into a much higher gear within the Merelani Hills mining district of north-eastern Tanzania, forming as magnificent crystals, frequently found with silvery-black Graphite.  This fabulous specimen consists of translucent, light apple-green Diopside crystals with a brilliant glassy lustre, the largest measuring 3.0 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm.  These sit on a matrix of metallic black Graphite mixed with angular fragments of pale green Diopside.   A delightful and excellent example of this species.


3.6 × 4.8 × 2.1 cm
Native Elements, Silicates
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Graphite, Diopside

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