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Diopside (chrome-rich) with Tremolite from Conc. A2, Fengtien Mine, Hualien, 5 kilometers west of Fengtien village, Hualien, Taiwan

 
Diopside (chrome-rich) with Tremolite from Conc. A2, Fengtien Mine, Hualien, 5 kilometers west of Fengtien village, Hualien, Taiwan

DESCRIPTION:No. 74933
Mineral:Diopside (chrome-rich) with Tremolite
Locality:Conc. A2, Fengtien Mine, Hualien, 5 kilometers west of Fengtien village, Hualien, Taiwan
Description:Flattened transparent green diopside crystal with fibrous white tremolite on the termination. The vivid green color is caused by chrome impurities in the diopside crystal. Ex. Roger Wai-Son Doo collection ca. 1979 (see Mineralogical Record v.10 #1, p. 41-42)
Overall Size:6x3.5x1 mm
Crystals:6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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