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Rhodochrosite

#18123

Rhodochrosite

#18123
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
MnCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Santa Rita mine, Morococha dist., Yauli, Junin dept., Peru

Tightly packed rhombic crystals in rosette like aggregates.

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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