Diopside
Posted by: macadmin on 05.14.2020 | Filed under:

Diopside

Specimen # 100357
Mineral: Diopside
Location: Diopside, Lajuar Madan, Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
Size: 4.3 x 3.7 x 3.1 cm

Description

This is a striking diopside specimen from Sar-e-Sang. A beautiful dark forest-green crystal is enclosed in light cream- and tan-coloured marble. It is an elegant parallel-growth crystal measuring 2.2 cm tall and is dark in appearance without stronger lighting Рunder the light it has great dark green colour and you can see a little transparency at the top termination. No damage. The lustre is very high-gloss. This is an exceptional diopside miniature!

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Additional information

Dimensions 43 × 37 × 31 cm