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Diopside

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Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Beraketa, Tuléar Province, Madagascar
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12 × 6 × 3.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
6.00cm
Description

Very attractive old diopside specimen with huge, pale green crystals up to 6 cm.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Diopside

Formula: 
CaMgSi2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
white
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