Collecting and preserving Canada's mineral heritage since 1975
Vivid green diopside, coloured by traces of chromium oxide; gem varieties occur in Siberia (Russia)
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Chrome diopside & sterling silver earrings;
made by Helen Tyson.
2.8 cm; 4 grams/pair
Chrome diopside & sterling silver necklace; designed by Helen Tyson.
Faceted chrome diopside earrings, with sterling silver; made by Helen Tyson.
3.9 cm; 5.3 grams/pair
Tysons' Fine Minerals
114 Lamb's Hill Road, PO Box 634
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
Canada B0M 1S0