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Monticellite with Diopside & Tobermorite in Calcite

#BAC62459

Monticellite with Diopside & Tobermorite in Calcite

#BAC62459
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
CaMgSiO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, United States

Golden brown, glassy, Monticellite with green Diopside, white Tobermorite in blue Calcite.

Monticellite

Formula
CaMgSiO4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Fine, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, greenish gray, gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
William & Anne Cook Collection

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