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TitlePyroxene var. hedenbergite
DescriptionThese two samples vary from 2-3 cm. Hedenbergite is a member of the pyroxene group. Hedenbergite is a rock forming mineral in several metamorphic rocks. It is also found in some igneous rocks and ore bodies. Hedenbergite's chemical formula is CaFeSi2O6. It is named after the Swedish mineralogist, M. A. L. Hedenberg.
LocationUSA ▹ California. Near Heroult.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 1899-12-30.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #10-262, E 11.169.
Key wordshedenbergite, pyroxene
Tech details535 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera.
GeoDIL number1550