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Diopside

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Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 8 × 5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.70cm
Description

A fabulous crystal specimen of diopside. The largest crystal is 2.7cm. This piece came from Tantara Mine, Congo & is a heavy specimen...
264 gr

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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