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Diopside

$750.00   €685  £570.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC28755
The dense white marble at Fargon Meeru in the Koksha Valley of Afghanistan is host to excellent Diopside, occurring as dark bottle green crystals with a deliciously waxy lustre.  This fine miniature displays a 3.0 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm terminated Diopside prism with a perfect yet asymmetric termination.  The entire crystal is opaque with a rounded, slightly melted appearance yet in some of the more translucent patches around the termination, does become apple green when backlit. 

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 3.6 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Silicates
Locality
Fargon Meeru, Koksha Valley, Jurm District, Badakhshan, Afghanistan

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Diopside

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