Emerald green gemstone
Originated in volcanic pipes
Diopside is a green to dark green mineral that originates in volcanic pipes. The green colour of the diopside is due to the presence of chromium. The bright green and transparent diopside from Siberia is one of the most popular.
Indicator for diamonds
Diopside is also popular with diamond seekers, as it is a good indicator of the presence of diamonds. These are formed in the same volcanic pipes, but diopside is much easier to find because of the green color. Due to diopside they have already found diamonds in the USA, Canada and Africa.
Working of diopside
Diopside brings balance, joy and satisfaction. It helps to put unresolved issues from the past into perspective and to control the intense emotions. It protects against negative influences of others.