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DescriptionThis sample is approximately 4 cm. Hedenbergite has the chemical formula CaFeSi2O6. Hedenbergite is a rock forming mineral in several metamorphic rocks. It is also found in some igneous rocks and ore bodies. It is a cousin to diopside. Hedenbergite is named after the swedish mineralogist,M. A. L. Hedenberg.
LocationSweden. Near Nordmark.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 1899-12-30.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1322.
Key wordshedenbergite, pyroxene
Tech details414 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera.
GeoDIL number1551