Violane is a manganese-rich, coarse variety of diopside cabbed for ornamental use or carved for decorative purposes. Colors range from light blue to deep violet. The main source is Saint-Marcel, in the Aosta Valley, Italy. Other localities include Greece and the United States (California).
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- Chemistry & Crystallography
Countries of Origin
Greece; United States of America (the); Unknown; Italy; Germany