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Baryte & Gageite & Rhodochrosite

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Baryte & Gageite & Rhodochrosite

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Description
Locality: 
NChwaning Mines, Kuruman, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 1.7 × 1.2 cm
Description

Very nice specimen of baryte crystals, associated with grey-white acicular gageite crystals and tiny rhodochrosite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

Gageite

Formula: 
Mn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20
Strunz: 
9.DH.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

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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