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Diopside from
Mine Lac d'Amiante (Lake Asbestos Mine; "LAB Mine"; "Black Lake Mine"), Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Diopside
Formula:CaMgSi2O6
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Amabili, M., Spertini, F., Auguste, M. B., and Bonin, G., (2009) Famous Mineral Localities: The Lac D'Amiante Mine, Back Lake, Thetford Mines, Quebec. Mineralogical Record 40(4) 297-304.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Grossular1 photo of Diopside associated with Grossular at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Diopside data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mine Lac d'Amiante (Lake Asbestos Mine; "LAB Mine"; "Black Lake Mine"), Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
Nearest other occurrences of Diopside
1.6km (1.0 miles) British Canadian mine (B.C. 1 mine; B.C. 2 mine; Martin mine; Black Lake mine; American mine; Dauville mine), Black Lake, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
2.8km (1.7 miles) Union mine (Southwark mine), Black Lake, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
2.8km (1.7 miles) Caribou pit (Caribou mine), Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
3.2km (2.0 miles) Normandie mine, Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
3.6km (2.2 miles) Maple Leaf mine, Black Lake, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
5.2km (3.2 miles) King Beaver mine (Jacob mine; Beaver-1 mine; Beaver-2 mine), Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
6.8km (4.2 miles) Bell mine, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
7.0km (4.4 miles) Johnson mine, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
7.6km (4.7 miles) King mine, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
9.4km (5.8 miles) Montréal Chrome pit (Montréal mine; Montréal-Coleraine mine; Paré pit; Black Lake Chrome quarry), Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
 
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