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Meionite On Diopside

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Meionite On Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Mary Kathleen Mine, Rosebud Station, Cloncurry Shire, Queensland, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.2 × 5.1 × 2.6 cm
Description

A large diopside crystal is completely covered with white meionite crystals, from a one off find, ten years ago at Mary Kathleen

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Meionite

Formula: 
Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Strunz: 
9.FB.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
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
Earthstones Australia

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