Black Star Diopside
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About Black Star Diopside
Diopside is a member of the Clinopyroxene Subgroup of minerals that includes Aegirine, Diopside, Hedenbergite, Hypersthene, Jadeite, Petedunnite and Spodumene. It is an important rock forming mineral in some metamorphic and igneous rocks and is also found in meteorites.
Diopside is available in several varieties and colors from many locations, but the deep green, chromium-rich, Chrome Diopside is the most popular and most well known. Chrome Diopside is somewhat rare and is mostly available from the Ural Mountains in Russia. Another variety of Diopside is called Violane and is blue, violet or purple and found in Italy. Tashmarine is a variety of Diopside that is a trade name for yellowish green material originally found in China. There is also a green “cat’s eye” variety and a very dark “Star Diopside” with an often very distinct 4-rayed star. Ordinary Diopside is usually white or pale green.
Distribution: Selected localities for fine crystals follow: at Schwarzenstein, Zillertal, and near Prägraten, Tirol, Austria. From Ala, Piedmont, and St. Marcel, Val d’Aosta, Italy. At Otokumpu, Finland. In Russia, at the Akhmatovsk deposit, near Zlatoust, Ural Mountains; large crystals in the Inagli massif, 30 km west of Aldan, Yakutia; and along the Slyudyanka River, near Lake Baikal, Siberia. In Canada, many localities; in Ontario, at Bird’s Creek, Eganville, Dog’s Lake, Littlefield, and Burgess; in Quebec, at Wakefield, Brompton Lake, near Magog, and in the Jeffrey mine, Asbestos. In the USA, at DeKalb, St. Lawrence County, Natural Bridge, Jefferson County, Sing Sing, near Ossining, Westchester County, New York; and at Ducktown, Polk County, Tennessee. At Ampandrandava and Andranodambo, Taolanaro (Fort Dauphin), Madagascar. Large gemmy crystals from the Kunlun Mountains, Sinkiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China. From Tange-Achin, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Found near Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. At Khapalu and Chamachu, Pakistan.
Properties Of Black Star Diopside Gemstone
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