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Rhodochrosite

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Rhodochrosite

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Description
Locality: 
Hotazel, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 2 × 1.8 cm
Description

Deep Cherry red cluster of Rhodochrosite scalenohedrons The terminations are superb, the lustre excellent and the colour is intense. There are a number of micro Calcite rhombs dotted throughout this piece.

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
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