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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 75028
Mineral:Diopside (chrome-rich) set of three crystals
Locality:Conc. A2, Fengtien Mine, Hualien, 5 kilometers west of Fengtien village, Hualien, Taiwan
Description:Set of three flattened transparent green diopside crystals with remnants of fibrous white tremolite on the surfaces. The vivid green color is caused by chrome impurities in the diopside crystals. Ex. Roger Wai-Son Doo collection ca. 1979 (see Mineralogical Record v.10 #1, p. 41-42)
Overall Size:4-5 mm
Crystals:4-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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