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Rhodochrosite

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Description
Locality: 
Dr. Geier Mine, Waldalgesheim, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Description

Classic piece of bubble-like Rhodochrosite from this classic German locality. The mine closed 1971. Specimens are now difficult to come by.

Mineral Data
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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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