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Diopside & Hessonite

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Diopside & Hessonite

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Description
Locality: 
Alpe Delle Frasse, Susa Valley, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.2 × 1.2 cm
Description

A super contrastful and even colourful specimen of pale olive coloured diopside, accompanied by intense orange-brown and multifaced, sharp hessonite. Both species are in excellent shape. A very good specimen from the classic Italian locale.

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

Hessonite

Variety Of: 

Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0

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