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Kutnohorite Rhodochrosite Quartz & Pyrite

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Kutnohorite Rhodochrosite Quartz & Pyrite

Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Madem-Lakkos Mine, Chalkidiki Prefecture, Central Macedonia, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 5.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

Kutnohorite-rhodochrosite mix (analysed on similar specimen) form very fine spheres set on quartz crystals with minor pyrite.A section of such sphere will show layers of pink (rhodochrosite) to whitish pink (kutnohorite) color.Rare material from this classic now Greek locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kutnohorite

Formula: 
Ca(Mn,Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Poličany, Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg), Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Rhodochrosite

Formula: 
MnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbánya), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramureș Co., Romania

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

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