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Diopside from
Heß quarry, Wurlitz, Oberkotzau, Hof, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Diopside
Formula:CaMgSi2O6
Habit:prismatic
Colour:white, pale green, grey
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diopside data
Locality Data:Click here to view Heß quarry, Wurlitz, Oberkotzau, Hof, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Nearest other occurrences of Diopside
18.1km (11.2 miles) Haidberg Quarry, Zell im Fichtelgebirge, Hof, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
26.6km (16.5 miles) Alt & Neu Bescheert Glück Mines (incl. Dorschenmühle), Lichtenberg Copper mines, Lichtenberg, Bad Steben, Hof, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
27.6km (17.2 miles) Buttermühle, Lichtenberg, Bad Steben, Hof, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
29.2km (18.1 miles) Peterlesstein, Kupferberg, Kulmbach, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
34.3km (21.3 miles) Großer Teichelberg (Teichelberg; Teichlberg), Pechbrunn, Marktredwitz, Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
34.9km (21.7 miles) Reimersgrün Quarry, Limbach, Reichenbach, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
39.1km (24.3 miles) Zinster Kuppe, Kemnath, Tirschenreuth, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
39.3km (24.4 miles) Tisová, Kraslice, Sokolov District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic
60.5km (37.6 miles) St Christoph Mine, Breitenbrunn, Breitenbrunn, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
64.4km (40.0 miles) Podhorní hill (Podhora), Mariánské Lázně, Cheb District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic
 
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