mineral specimens
rare minerals
mineral dealer
systematic minerals
Black Hills minerals
fine minerals
mineral dealer
Dana minerals
IMA minerals
mineral collections
rock and minerals
gem crystal
0 item @ $0.00  

Rhodochrosite with Quartz

#AH53384

Rhodochrosite with Quartz

#AH53384
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
MnCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
American Tunnel, Silverton, San Juan Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
carbonate

Sweet specimen with pink rhombic crystals to 5mm with Quartz and sulfides. Obtained by Hampson in 1966.

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

Related Products

All photos by Dakota Matrix and are Copyrighted © and may not be used without permission. Copyright © 2020 - Dakota Matrix Minerals, Inc. Privacy | Terms & Conditions | Site Map