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Rhodochrosite & Amethyst

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Rhodochrosite & Amethyst

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Description
Locality: 
Eniovche Mine, Madan, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 7.3 × 5 cm
Weight: 
411.00gr
Description

Nice salmon-colored rhodochrosite with and on pale amethyst crystals. Unusual combination from an unusual locality. The matrix is full of massive rhodochrosite and a bit of sulfates.

Bottom sawn.

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

Amethyst

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Purple

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