Black Star Diopside

 

Often confused with black star sapphire, star diopside is a much softer stone. It has included rutile needles aligned so as to produce a 4-rayed star, hence the name.
00000Black star diopside is believed to heal the heart, lungs, and the circulatory system. It is also believed to aid with psychological disorders and weaknesses.

 
 

Location - Russia, Canada, South Africa

 
Group - Pyroxene R.I. -1.66-1.72 Hardness - 5.5-6.5
 

 

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