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Rhodochrosite On Pyrolusite On Magnetite

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Rhodochrosite On Pyrolusite On Magnetite

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Description
Locality: 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.6 × 5.5 × 3.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.30cm
Description

A beautiful rhodochrosite crystal, perched flat on a sheet of pyrolusite on massive magnetite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Pyrolusite

Formula: 
MnO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Hardness: 
2.0 - 6.5

Magnetite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
Black

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