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3 Carat Diopside Emerald (9.81×7.27 mm)

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Additional Info

Diopside is a beautiful and affordable gem with rich green color that rivals the beauty of Emerald and Tsavorite.

Where to buy?
For Diopside check what Amazon has to offer. You'll usually find quite a selection from many different vendors. Worth a check. For other high quality gemstones (Rubies, Saphhires, Emeralds) and especially Diamonds, I highly recommend JamesAllen.

Gem Details

Name:
Diopside
Mineral Class:
Diopside
Shape:
Emerald
Chemical Formula:
(Ca,Cr)MgSi2O6
Crystal Structure:
Monoclinic
Hardness:
5-6
Specific Gravity
3.3
Carat weight:
3 ct
Gram weight:
0.6 g (0.0212 ounces)
Points:
300 pts
Length:
9.81 mm
Width:
7.27 mm
Est. face-up size:
66.33 mm²
Volume:
181.82 mm³
Length-to-width ratio:
1.35
Refractive Index:
1.668 - 1.703
Cleavage:
1,2 - prismatic
Luster:
Vitreous
Birefringence:
0.024 - 0.030
Wearability:
Moderate
Care Instructions:
Relatively soft and prone to scratching
Color:
Dark Brown Light Yellowish Green Yellowish Green Dark Yellowish Green Light Green Green Dark Green Black
Birthstone:
Diopside is a birthstone for the month of March

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