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
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.