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Diopside from Nanbu Oho, Yamanashi Pref., Japan

Diopside from Nanbu Oho, Yamanashi Pref., Japan

Locality:Nanbu Oho, Yamanashi Pref., Japan
Description:Single crystal (doubly-terminated) of chrome diopside. The dark color appears to due to a surface coating, perhaps a manganese oxide. The coating has worn away along some edges. Bottom corner is incomplete. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) collection #66
Overall Size:10x8x7 mm
Crystals:10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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