Locations: USA, Sweden, Canada, Germany, India, Russia

Hardness: 5 – 6.5

Astrological sign of: Virgo

Beneficial for trust, physical weakness, psychological conditions, mathematics, reconciliation, compassion, humanity, academic studies, creative pursuits, intuition. Diopside can be used to stimulate the intellect, and enhance learning, providing special assistance to analytical pursuits. It allows one to understand the duality within the self, and helps the retrieval of the feminine side. Diopside can be used in the treatment of physical weakness and psychological disorders.