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Diopside

#58060

Diopside

#58060
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 5 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaMgSi2O6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Kunlun Mtns., Kashi Pref., Xinjiang, China

Deep dark green columnar crystal measuring 3cm wide to 3.5cm in length. This is an excellent specimen for a rather common mineral.

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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