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Diopside

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MGR652626

Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Diopsidrinne, Mayrhofen, Schwaz District, Tyrol, Austria
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.9 × 0.7 × 0.4 cm
Description

The crystal is sharp terminated and double terminated. The the upper end-point it shows a sharp terminated intense green zoning. The lower part is very clear and nearly colorless. This material is hard to find in our days. No significant damages to report.

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