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Rhodochrosite With Quartz Pyrite & Apatite

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Rhodochrosite With Quartz Pyrite & Apatite

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Description
Locality: 
Sweet Home Mine, Alma District, Park County, Colorado, United States of America
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5 × 5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.20cm
Weight: 
200.00gr
Description

A pair of cherry-red rhombs of rhodochrosite to 12 mm across. Specimens is covered quartz crystals with some pyrite and apatite. This is top class specimen in exceptional condition, and is much flashier in person.  One small tip on smaller crystal.

S53-7

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

Apatite

Synonym Of: 

Chlorapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0

Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0

Hydroxylapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5

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