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Diopside from
Defiance Mine, Darwin Mine (Anaconda; Bernon Mine; Defiance Mine; Essex Mine; Independence Mine; Intermediate Mine; Rip Van Winkle Mine; Thompson Mine), Darwin, Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Diopside
Formula:CaMgSi2O6
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Knopf, Adolf (1914a), The Darwin silver-lead mining district, California: USGS Bulletin 580: 1-18
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diopside data
Locality Data:Click here to view Defiance Mine, Darwin Mine (Anaconda; Bernon Mine; Defiance Mine; Essex Mine; Independence Mine; Intermediate Mine; Rip Van Winkle Mine; Thompson Mine), Darwin, Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Diopside
1.6km (1.0 miles) Thompson Mine, Darwin Mine (Anaconda; Bernon Mine; Defiance Mine; Essex Mine; Independence Mine; Intermediate Mine; Rip Van Winkle Mine; Thompson Mine), Darwin, Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
2.8km (1.8 miles) Christmas Gift Mine, Ophir Mountain, Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
4.1km (2.5 miles) Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
18.2km (11.3 miles) Santa Rosa Mine (Lee-Santa Rosa Mine; Santa Rosa Mines), Malpais Mesa, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
29.2km (18.1 miles) Copper Queen-Lucky Boy Mine (Copper Queen Mine), Summit 2347 meters, Nelson Range, Lee Mining District, Inyo Co., California, USA
31.0km (19.3 miles) Unnamed Ti occurrence [1], Summit 2347 meters, Nelson Range, Lee Mining District, Inyo Co., California, USA
43.3km (26.9 miles) Ballarat Saponite deposit, Ballarat, Panamint Mining District (Ballarat Mining District), Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
50.0km (31.1 miles) Unnamed Vesuvianite occurrence [2], Slims Peak, South Park Mining District, Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
65.4km (40.7 miles) Reward Mine (Brown Monster Mine; Ruth; Hirsch and Telescope group; Brown Monster-Reward; Graham-Jones; Eclipse; Golden West claims; Hidden Treasure group; F. D. Roosevelt claims), Reward, Russ Mining District, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
86.3km (53.6 miles) Code Siding deposit (Wollastonite No. 1; Rademacher), Ridgecrest (Crumville), Rademacher Mining District, Kern Co., California, USA
 
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