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Diopside var. Chrome Diopside (rough with crystal in matrix) from Chamachu, Skardu District, Haramosh Mountains, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

 
Diopside var. Chrome Diopside (rough with crystal in matrix) from Chamachu, Skardu District, Haramosh Mountains, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Diopside var. Chrome Diopside (rough with crystal in matrix) from Chamachu, Skardu District, Haramosh Mountains, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Diopside var. Chrome Diopside (rough with crystal in matrix) from Chamachu, Skardu District, Haramosh Mountains, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Diopside var. Chrome Diopside (rough with crystal in matrix) from Chamachu, Skardu District, Haramosh Mountains, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 79108
Mineral:Diopside var. Chrome Diopside (rough with crystal in matrix)
Locality:Chamachu, Skardu District, Haramosh Mountains, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Description:Two pieces of lustrous transparent green diopside, one a 15 mm crystal fragment with no matrix attached, accompanied by a specimen with a 3 mm diopside crystal in white matrix. The diopside has high chromium content, commonly sold as Chrome Diopside.
Overall Size:15-20 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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