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Is chrome diopside a good choice for jewelry?
Because the stone is quite affordable, you can find beautifully crafted pieces at reasonable prices, making it an easy stone to add to your jewelry collection especially as an alternative to more expensive green gemstones. Chrome diopside is a softer gemstone, with a hardness rating of only 5.5 to 6 on the Mohs scale.
Where is chrome diopside found?
The most plentiful deposits were found in 1988 in Siberia which made the stone available for use in jewelry. This is why it is sometimes also called Siberian Emerald, even though emerald is a highly valuable precious stone while chrome diopside is only a semi-precious gemstone. Pakistan is another noteworthy source for this gemstone.
What is diopside gemstone?
Chrome Diopside is the gemstone for nature lovers and those of us with concerns about the future of the planet we live on. If you are planning to tackle any local environmental issues this is the gemstone you want by your side.
What is green chromium diopside?
Chrome diopside receives its green coloring from chromium, and although it comes in a variety of shades and tones, it is found only in green. Chrome diopside can range from faint to dark green. An interesting fact of the gemstone is that the larger the stone, the darker the tone.