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Diopside Authentic Specimen  

Diopside Authentic Specimen

Diopside Authentic SpecimenIts name derives from Greek, although its exact origin is uncertain: it may refer to its transparency or to its variable crystal habit. It is a very common silicate, from transparent to translucent, sometimes almost opaque. It has a vitreous (glassy) luster and is quite hard and heavy. It is of interest to both scientists and collectors. Transparent, beautifully colored specimens are often used as a gem. The most important sies are in Sweden, Finland, Italy, Austria and Russia.
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Diopside Authentic Specimen

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Diopside Authentic Specimen
Diopside Authentic Specimen  
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Diopside Authentic SpecimenIts name derives from Greek, although its exact origin is uncertain: it may refer to its transparency or to its variable crystal habit. It is a very common silicate, from transparent to translucent, sometimes almost opaque. It has a vitreous (glassy) luster and is quite hard and heavy. It is of interest to both scientists and collectors. Transparent, beautifully colored specimens are often used as a gem. The most important sies are in Sweden, Finland, Italy, Austria and Russia.
  To See More   GEMS AND MINERALS.