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Mineral Specimen #6186    Diallage - Variety of Diopside

Reno Valley, Bologna Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

5.3 x 4.8 x 4.1 cm
2.1 x 1.9 x 1.6 in


Ex. Steve Pullman

Diallage was originally considered by a distinct species but is now considered a variety in the diopside-hedenbergite-augite solid-solution of the pyroxene group and is noted for showing prominent {001} parting. This specimen is a dark green/gray color with highly lustrous bronze colored flashes on the cleaved surfaces.

Condition: Good

Flaws: Nothing Appreciable

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Inosilicates | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars