ETIMOLOGY: Comes from the Greek "Double Vision" is due to its crystalline form (forms of vertical prism guide.)
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Monoclinic.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Tertiary.
CLASS MINERAL: Silicates.
CHEMICAL FORMULA MINERAL ELEMENTS: CaMg (Si2O6).
HARDNESS: 5-6 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: Russia, Canada, USA.
MINEROLOGY: A variety of diopside mineral chromium owes its green color. It is a common component of xenoliths (it is a piece of rock that is wrapped in a larger rock) peridotite (igneous plutonic rock formed usually olivine [peridot]) are found near kimberlite pipes, and as such, are an indicator of prospecting for diamonds.
MYTHOLOGY: In 1988 he was found in Russia resembles the Tsavorite, Large stones (2 cts or more) are especially rare because the larger pieces suffer extinction of light and too dark. It was believed that chrome diopside had fallen from the tree of life with which the dead were buried with a small part to ensure its renewal.
PROPERTIES: It is a stone deep cleaning that establishes peace and tranquility, is said to connect you with Mother Earth teaches us to care for the planet and its inhabitants, gives you strength of spirit and inspiration, joy returns to your life bringing liveliness and harmony.
CHAKRAS: Spleen heart.
ZODIAC SIGN: Scorpio.
USES: Collection, meditation, jewelery.