Talk:Diorite

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Hammurabi[edit]

The Louvre site says the code of Hammurabi is of basalt. [1] Should it be removed or discussed in the article?

Code of Hammurabi size[edit]

What is the exact size of the Code of Hammurabi slab mentioned in the article? The article says 2 meters (7ft). Those two dimensions are almost 6in (15cm) difference. The dimensions need to be more accurate. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Garfnodie (talkcontribs) 01:38, 13 April 2009 (UTC)

Serpentinite[edit]

In the table at the end of the page, serpentinite should be replaced by peridotite; serpentinite is metamorphic peridotite in which the olivine (peridote) cristals have been modified including molecular water to form serpentine cristals respectively the rock serpentinite. 193.192.244.44 (talk) 14:30, 28 September 2009 (UTC)

Fixed, thanks --Vsmith (talk) 16:36, 28 September 2009 (UTC)

Ancient Egypt is not in the middle east[edit]

"The use of diorite in art was most important among very early Middle Eastern civilizations such as Ancient Egypt, Babylonia, Assyria and Sumer."

Making reference to an area of common culture(i.e. religion) is understandable. That said Egypt(ancient or modern) is located in north-east Africa not Western Asia(Middle East). I suggest...

"The use of diorite in art was most important among very early civilizations such as Ancient Egypt, Babylonia, Assyria and Sumer." — Preceding unsigned comment added by 131.204.20.91 (talk) 08:47, 10 March 2012 (UTC)

Infobox?[edit]

Should we add an infobox to this article? RJFJR (talk) 21:39, 2 March 2014 (UTC)

The egiptian vase[edit]

Hi, the vase at the bottom of the page is made of andesite porphyry, not diorite

The egiptian vase[edit]

Hi, the vase at the bottom of the page is made of andesite porphyry, not diorite — Preceding unsigned comment added by 190.250.44.14 (talk) 03:34, 1 June 2014 (UTC)