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Diopside with Andradite

#27853

Diopside with Andradite

#27853
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaMgSi2O6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Commercial quarry, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, United States
Tagged
pegmatite mineral

There are pegmatites at this large skarn deposit of metamorphosed limestones. Pegmatites occur as veins. In this specimen occurs green elongated blades of Diopsite and Andradite in Feldspar matrix.

Diopside

Formula
CaMgSi2O6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Blocky, Granular 
Cleavage
Good, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, brown, colorless, green, gray 
Streak
white green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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