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Rhodochrosite Psm Calcite & Manganoan Calcite

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Rhodochrosite Psm Calcite & Manganoan Calcite

ex collection Joachim Lorenz
Pseudomorph

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Description
Locality: 
Sailauf, Spessart, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 7.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

Very good, cut and polished sample of massive rhodochrosite pseudomorph after calcite with some manganoan calcite. A rarity for Germany.

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Manganoan Calcite

Variety Of: 

Calcite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
3.0
Formula: 
(Ca,Mn)CO3
Hardness: 
0.0

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