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Diopside-Augite var. Fassaite from Case Collina, Pitigliano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

 
Diopside-Augite var. Fassaite from Case Collina, Pitigliano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Diopside-Augite var. Fassaite from Case Collina, Pitigliano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Diopside-Augite var. Fassaite from Case Collina, Pitigliano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 58033
Mineral:Diopside-Augite var. Fassaite
Locality:Case Collina, Pitigliano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
Description:Translucent green fassaite crystals lining a small cavity. Fassaite is an obsolete mineral name for Fe-Al-rich diopside or augite (Am. Mineralogist, 1988).
Overall Size:25x14x10 mm
Crystals:0.5-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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