Diopside Medium Green 7.73 Cts 18341 - Rare Collectors Gem

Diopside Medium Green 7.73 Cts 18341 - Rare Collectors Gem

  • $390.00

Carats 7.73
Size 12.8 x 11.4mm
Color Medium Green
Clarity VVSI
Shape Oval
Treatment None
Origin Sri Lanka
Location Colombo,Sri Lanka
Price $ 390.00
100% Natural - Not treated in any way.
Rare Collectors Gem.
Will make a Gorgeous Ring or Pendent accented with Diamonds.
Gem with High Luster and Good Clarity.
Large Sizes are Extremely Rare!
A Gem of Lasting Beauty.

Refractive Index: 1.665 - 1.730
Hardness: 6
Chemical Comp: CaMgSi2O6
Density: 3.25 - 3.55
Crystal Group: Monoclinic

Diopside comes in a variety of colors and similar to Zircon or Peridot. A Chrome rich variety is called Chrome Diopside, The Chatoyant type is the Diopside Cats-eye mostly in green, which are rare and much sought after by Collectors.Although Diopside occurs in a variety of colors, the green color is the most common form. A purple type known as Violane is occasionally used as a gemstone, and Star Diopside is very dark green to black. But the form of this stone that puts this gemstone on the map is the deep green Chrome Diopside form.

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