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VIII - Inosilicates (Pyroxene Group)
Crystal habit of Diallage

Name   Diallage
Chemistry   Ca(Mg,Al)[(Al,Si)SiO6]
Hardness   6
Lustre   dull vitreous
Colour   grey green, light brown
Streak   grey green
Density [g/cm3]   3.2 - 3.3
Crystal habit   monoclinic
Cleavage, Fracture   [110] distinct (87°), fracture uneven
other characteristics and occurrences   in low-grade metamorphism of gabbro

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