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Rhodochrosite

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Locality: 
Oppu Mine, Naka-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori, Honshu Island, Japan
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 5 × 2 cm
Description

This is one of the rarest and most deisrable material for any collector!This piece consists of several spheres of satin lustrous,lolipop red rhodochrosite!The locality has produced some of the most recognizable specimens in the world for the species and it's very difficult to find a good piece today.The piece has got only marginal contacting no damage!The color under light is fantastic!

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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