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Lavrovite

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A variety of Diopside

A green vanadium-bearing variety of diopside.

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Classification of Lavrovite

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Other Names for Lavrovite

Synonyms:
Lavroffite
Other Languages:
German:Lavroffit
Lavrovit
Lawrowit
Spanish:Lavroffita
Lavrovita

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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  • Localities for Lavrovite

    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    Italy
     
    Kievlenko E.Ya (2003) Geology of gems, p. 29
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
        • Irkutskaya Oblast'
          • Lake Baikal area
              • Malaya Bystraya River Valley
    Pavel M. Kartashov data
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