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Rhodochrosite

#59097

Rhodochrosite

#59097
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 5 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
MnCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Uchucchacua mine, Oyon prov., Lima dept., Peru
Tagged
carbonate

Light red, translucent Rhodochrosite crystals to 7mm on black marix.

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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