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Rhodochrosite

#56622

Rhodochrosite

#56622
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 6.5 x 6.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
MnCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Uchucchacua mine, Oyon prov., Lima dept., Peru
Tagged
carbonate

Museum quality specimen with a large 2.6cm fat scalenohedral crystal with three smaller sidekick crystals from 8 to 12mm. No dameage, exceptional specimen sure to brighten up your 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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