Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Rhodochrosite

Views:
Watches:
ESM606617

Rhodochrosite

Classic Locality

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
NChwaning I Mine, Kuruman, North Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 2.7 × 1.7 cm
Description

Lustrous gemmy red rhodochrosite scalenohedrons on manganese matrix (ex. Langner collection)

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
Item Toolbox

Related Items

Recently Viewed