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Diopside from
McFall Lake occurrence (Birds Creek), Herschel Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada

Locality type:Occurrence
Classification
Species:Diopside
Formula:CaMgSi2O6
Comments:some diopside has altered to serpentine.
Habit:xls to 7 cm
Colour:translucent to transparent, green
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite11 photos of Diopside associated with Calcite at this locality.
Mica Group4 photos of Diopside associated with Mica Group at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diopside data
Locality Data:Click here to view McFall Lake occurrence (Birds Creek), Herschel Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
Photo GalleryView Gallery (7 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Diopside
2.7km (1.7 miles) Highway 62 north roadcut, Monteagle Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
8.7km (5.4 miles) Town of Bancroft, Dungannon Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
9.8km (6.1 miles) Hybla Road roadcut, Monteagle Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
9.9km (6.1 miles) Normingo deposit, Dungannon Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
10.7km (6.6 miles) National Graphite Mine, Monteagle Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
11.2km (7.0 miles) Madawaska Mine (Faraday Mine), Faraday Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
13.1km (8.1 miles) Tait farm, Dungannon Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
13.4km (8.3 miles) Silver Crater Mine (Basin Property), Faraday Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
13.9km (8.7 miles) Graphite Road roadcut, Monteagle Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
14.2km (8.8 miles) York River Skarn (York River Tactite Zone), York River area, Dungannon Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
 
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