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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 74952
Mineral:Diopside (chrome-rich) with Uvarovite Garnet
Locality:Conc. S, Fengtien Mine, Hualien, 5 kilometers west of Fengtien village, Hualien, Taiwan
Description:Lustrous pale green diopside crystals to 2.8 mm with vivid-green uvarovite garnet crystals to 0.3 mm. Some uvarovite garnets are incomplete revealing dark black-metallic cores of chromite. See Mineralogical Magazine, March 1984, Vol. 48, pp. 31-37. Ex. Roger Wai-Son Doo collection ca. 1979 (see Mineralogical Record v.10 #1, p. 41-42)
Overall Size:16x11x5 mm
Crystals:0.1-2.8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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