Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Rhodochrosite With Fluorite

Views:
Watches:
KSC730303

Rhodochrosite With Fluorite

Gem Crystal

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Wutong Mine, Liubao, Cangwu County, Wuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.5 × 3 cm
Description

Excellent piece from the famous find a few years ago!The sharp crystal sits proundly on the top of contrasting matrix!The color is an intense candly pink and glows with backlight!The luster is very high, more than in most cases, with the crystal displaying perfect on both sides of the piece!On the matrix more sharp crystals appear, surroundling a light purple fluorite crystal!Matrix pieces are not easy to find now, and the find is considered a classic!The piece is in fantstic condition!

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

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Seller Information

Payment options: offline, paypal_wpp, paypal_wps

Item Toolbox