Diopside is a monoclinic pyroxene mineral. It forms typically dull green crystals in the monoclinic prismatic class. If the diopside has enough chromium, it will have a deep, rich green color and is known as Chrome Diopside.

– Associated with the heart chakra, zodiac signs of libra and virgo & vibrates to the numbers 9 (diopside) & 8 (chrome diopside)

– Teaches trust & forgiveness. Assists reconciliation with anyone/anything that has hurt you in the past, gently encouraging making the initial move.
– Let go of the need to know what it is you lack, and step fully into your gifts.
– Alleviates aggression and stubbornness.
– Boosts creative vision and awareness, improving intellect and encourages the desire to learn.
– Live life with appreciation and joy.
– Compassion, experiencing and honoring feelings – especially helpful for those who struggle to show grief.
– Powerful stone for physical healing. Enhances recovery from surgery, trauma, or severe illness.
– Supports cellular memory, physical weakness, acid and alkaline balance, and hormonal balance.
– Beneficial for inflammation, muscular aches and spasms, stress, kidneys, circulatory system, detoxification, and the heart.

Hardness: 5-6 Mohs
Specific Gravity: 3.22-3.38
Refractive Index: 1.664-1.730