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Humite & Diopside

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Humite & Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Monte Somma, Vesuvius, Campania, Italy
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.3 × 0.6 × 0.5 cm
Description

Sanidine matrix with a rich concentration of golden brown humite and green diopside crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Humite

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

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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