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Manganoan Calcite With Rhodochrosite

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Manganoan Calcite With Rhodochrosite

Fluorescent

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Description
Locality: 
Luki Mine, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 4 × 2 cm
Description

Fantastic piece!A pair of twinned scalenohedra of highly fluorescent calcite crystals variety manganoan covered with yellow rhodochrosite!This is the only place I know of that gives rhodochrosite in yellow crystals that are visible!The color contrast is very fine and the piece has excellent luster and textbook faces!No issues, only contacted on the bottom!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Manganoan Calcite

Variety Of: 

Calcite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
3.0
Formula: 
(Ca,Mn)CO3
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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