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Rhodochrosite with Galena

#60907

Rhodochrosite with Galena

#60907
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3 x 2.3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
MnCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Tagged
carbonate

A single, nicely formed Rhodochrosite rhomb to 1cm across with associated micro Galena, Sphalerite and Pyrrhotite.

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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