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Bertrandite Smoky Quartz Rhodochrosite

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Bertrandite Smoky Quartz Rhodochrosite

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Description
Locality: 
Kara Oba, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.2 × 4.7 × 3 cm
Description

Cluster featuring lustruous crystals of smoky Quartz, on which there is a wide array of white Bertrandite associated with deep pink Rhodochrosite rombohedra.

A classic from Kara Oba.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bertrandite

Formula: 
Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.BD.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Petit-Port, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de Loire, France

Smoky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0

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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Seller's terms and conditions

The item can be returned for whichever reason, provided its original conditions, and within 10 days from its delivery to the Buyer. In the case of returning, the Buyer will be entitled to the refund of the item price; shipping costs will remain at the Buyer's charge in any case.