Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Top quality specimen of gemmy green Diopside crystals on white Calcite base from the famous Sar-e Sang, Afghanistan. The Diopside crystals are up to 36mm. They are sharp, very well shaped with pleasing green color. The quality is superb – glassy lustrous and gemmy. The white base gives superb contrast. For references see the issue of The Mineralogical Record vol. 45, # 3, May-June 2014. Some contacts., Outstanding Diopside!