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Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 4 × 2.5 cm
Description

Striking tapered stalks of lustrous, greyish-green Diopside crystals to 10mm on matrix

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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