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Definition of Diopside

Diopside
Diopside Di*op"side, n. [Gr. di- = di`s- twice + ? a sight, fr. the root of ? I shall see: cf. F. diopside.] (Min.) A crystallized variety of pyroxene, of a clear, grayish green color; mussite.

Meaning of Diopside from wikipedia

- Diopside is a monoclinic pyroxene mineral with composition MgCaSi 2O 6. It forms complete solid solution series with hedenbergite (FeCaSi 2O 6) and augite...
- compositions. There is an arbitrary separation between augite and the diopside-hedenbergite (CaMgSi2O6 – CaFeSi2O6) solid solution. The divide is taken...
- Ferrosilite – FeSiO3 Pigeonite – Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)1.75Si2O6 Diopsidehedenbergite series Diopside – CaMgSi2O6 Hedenbergite – CaFeSi2O6 Augite – (Ca,Na)(Mg...
- metabasites: hornblende + plagioclase ± epidote, garnet, ****mingtonite, diopside, biotite In metapelites: muscovite + biotite + quartz + plagioclase ± garnet...
- ****emblage of magnesian ilmenite, chromium pyrope, almandine-pyrope, chromium diopside (in some cases subcalcic), phlogopite, enstatite and of Ti-poor chromite...
- metamorphic rock of basalt. Omphacite is the solid solution of Fe-bearing diopside and jadeite. It crystallizes in the monoclinic system with prismatic, typically...
- pyrite (metallic yellow). Some samples of lapis lazuli contain augite, diopside, enstatite, mica, hauynite, hornblende, nosean, and sulfur-rich löllingite...
- consisting essentially of minerals of the pyroxene group, such as augite, diopside, hypersthene, bronzite or enstatite. Pyroxenites are cl****ified into clinopyroxenites...
- aluminium-poor phlogopite; pot****ium- and titanium-rich richterite; low aluminium diopside; and iron-rich sanidine. A variety of rare trace minerals occur. The rocks...
- crystalline dolomites, contain silicate minerals such as mica, tremolite, diopside, scapolite, quartz and feldspar. They are derived from calcareous sediments...
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