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Rhodochrosite

#56620

Rhodochrosite

#56620
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 6 x 9 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
MnCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Uchucchacua mine, Oyon prov., Lima dept., Peru
Tagged
carbonate

A beautiful and fine specimen full of superb, gemmy, Rhodochrosite crystals from 3 to 8mm across a large 5cm vug. An excellent specimen for the display case.

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.

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