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ID: 300380508
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300380508

 

Record Type: concept
diopside (mineral, inorganic material, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: A green, calcium magnesium silicate mineral sometimes used as a gemstone; a pyroxene-type mineral with short, monoclinic crystals. The transparent to translucent crystals have either a square or octagonal cross section. The color of diopside crystals ranges from light to dark green. Powdered diopside is used as a matting agent in ceramic glazes.
 
Terms:
diopside (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
diopsides (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
MgCaSi2O6 (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of mineral
.................... mineral (G)
Hierarchy of diopside
........................ diopside (G)

Sources and Contributors:
diopside............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AATA database (2002-) accessed 13 March 2013
.................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 13 March 2013
.................  Mindat.org Mineral Database (2001-) accessed 13 March 2013
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 13 March 2013
diopsides............  [GCI, VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
MgCaSi2O6............  [VP]
....................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [GCI, VP]
.......... AATA database (2002-) accessed 13 March 2013
.......... Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 13 March 2013
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
.......... Mindat.org Mineral Database (2001-) accessed 13 March 2013
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 13 March 2013

 

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