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Shigaite & Rhodochrosite

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Shigaite & Rhodochrosite

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Description
Locality: 
Wessels Mine, North Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.9 × 2.9 × 1.5 cm
Description

You are bidding on a fantastic sample with several sharp shigaite crystals on and between very good crystals of rhodochrosite. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Shigaite

Formula: 
Mn6Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6][SO4]2·6H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.35
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Ioi mine, Ritto City, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan

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

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