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Violane

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The original name is violan, introduced in 1838 by August Breithaupt. In 1867, Thomas Allison Readwin, in Index to Mineralogy, mis-spelled the name with an "e" at the end.
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A synonym of Violan
A violet to light blue, manganese-rich variety of diopside and "omphacite".

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