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Diopside Var Traversellite

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Diopside Var Traversellite

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Description
Locality: 
Montaju, Traversella, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.5 × 2.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.30cm
Weight: 
16.00gr
Description

Nice cluster of prismatic crystals of traversellite on matrix, they show a green body and a brown termination, which is classic from this mine. Traversellite belongs to the piroxene family and takes its name from the mine of Traversella which is the type locality.

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

Traversellite

Variety Of: 

Diopside

Formula: 
CaMgSi2O6
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Formula: 
CaMgSi2O6
Hardness: 
0.0

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The item can be returned for whichever reason, provided its original conditions, and within 3 weeksfrom its delivery to the Buyer. In the case of returning, the Buyer will be entitled to the refund of the item price; shipping costs will remain at the Buyer's charge in any case.

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