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Diopside var. Chrome Diopside from Araçuaí Pegmatite District, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Diopside var. Chrome Diopside from Araçuaí Pegmatite District, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Diopside var. Chrome Diopside from Araçuaí Pegmatite District, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Diopside var. Chrome Diopside from Araçuaí Pegmatite District, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Diopside var. Chrome Diopside from Araçuaí Pegmatite District, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Diopside var. Chrome Diopside from Araçuaí Pegmatite District, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 56157
Mineral:Diopside var. Chrome Diopside
Locality:Araçuaí Pegmatite District, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Rare large lustrous green terminated diopside crystal exposed on one edge of massive diopside-quartz matrix. The diopside has chrome impurities causing the deep green color (sometimes called Chrome Diopside). Doughty was a respected collector. Ex. Edna D. Doughty (1892-1989) collection #1570; ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #9140
Overall Size:7x4x2 cm
Crystals:48 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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