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Rhodochrosite & Pyrite

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Rhodochrosite & Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Kara Oba, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 3.5 cm
Description

Large pink-brown rhodochrosite crystals on fluorite with pyrite cubes. 

From an old 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

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
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