This is the blue violane cat figurine. Dimensions: 3.1 x 1.4 x 1.2″ (8 x 3.5 x 3cm). Weight – 3.3oz (94 grams). Origin: Russia, Transbaikalia.
Some information about violane:
Violane is a variety of the diopside mineral bluish tones. Violane color is due to admixture of manganese and iron. Contains 10% jadeite and aegirine components.
Known deposits from Italy (Saint-Marcel, Piedmont) and Russia. In Russia deposits are located in the Transbaikalia, Altai and Sayan.