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Rhodochrosite

#AH54673

Rhodochrosite

#AH54673
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
MnCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Capillitas mine, Andalgalá, Catamarca, Argentina
Tagged
carbonate

Beautiful color zoned and concentric layered Rhodochrosite formed as stalagtites. Two sides are cut and polished.

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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