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Diopside with Andradite & Chlorite

#PD31145

Diopside with Andradite & Chlorite

#PD31145
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 6.5 x 6.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaMgSi2O6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Marki Khel, Nangarhar Prov., Afghanistan

Glassy bottle-green tabular Diopside crystals to 6mm with deep red Andradite Garnets to 3mm and green platy Chlorite covering one side of 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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