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Rhodochrosite

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Rhodochrosite

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Description
Locality: 
Moanda Mine, Haut-Ogooue, Gabon
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

Red-brown rhodochrosite scalenohedrons on a black manganese matrix

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