Diopside, Lake Valhalla Quarry, Montville Township, New Jersey

Light-colored piece of diopside with a marble-like texture, from the Lake Valhalla Quarry, Montville Township, Morris Co., New Jersey.  This specimen is nearly solid diopside.  Fluoresces bright blue/white under short wave UV.  The size of this specimen is 81 x 72 x 33 mm, and it weighs 208 grams.


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