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Diopside in Calcite from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

 
Diopside in Calcite from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

Diopside in Calcite from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

Diopside in Calcite from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

Diopside in Calcite from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 52353
Mineral:Diopside in Calcite
Locality:Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada
Description:Elongated green-gray flattened diopside crystals to 25 mm with translucent white calcite filling between the diopside crystals. The calcite can be dissolved with HCL to fully expose the diopside crystals. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #730b, collected in 1995
Overall Size:9x8x6 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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