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Rhodochrosite

#AH52895

Rhodochrosite

#AH52895
Availability
Sold
Size
10.5 x 8.5 x 0.6 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
MnCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Capillitas mine, Andalgalá, Catamarca, Argentina
Tagged
carbonate

You've seen these slabs for years, and you always wanted. They were always just too expensive, right?  Well, here's your chance to get one at reasonable price. The color is a little redder than it should be, but real close. Both sides are polished. It's an eye-catching slab of concentric Rhodochrosite. 

Rhodochrosite

Formula
MnCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Columnar, Botryoidal 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
pinkish red, red, rose red, yellowish gray, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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