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Rhodochrosite

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Description
Locality: 
Wutong Mine, Liubao, Cangwu County, Wuzhou, Guangxi, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.9 × 0.9 cm
Description

Specimens from this locality are some of the best for the species! This fantastic thumbnail is a single rhombohedron with high luster and intense rose pink color! The crystal is translucent and glows with just some light! It's terminated all around and even has some matrix! No damage, a great thumbanil!

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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