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Diopside var Chromian with Tremolite

#PD33570

Diopside var Chromian with Tremolite

#PD33570
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaMgSi2O6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Dallas Gem mine, San Benito Co., California, United States

The chromium in this specimen gives it the rich green color. This is a large cleavage section attached to a bit 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.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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