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Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans County, Vermont, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2 × 1.3 cm
Description

Nice piece of diopside

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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