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Rhodochrosite

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Rhodochrosite

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Description
Locality: 
Wolf Mine, Herdorf, Altenkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 8 × 6 cm
Description

A vuggy brown gossan/limonite matrix hosting orange-red crystals of rhodochrosite with malachite coated crystals of native copper

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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