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Rhodochrosite Quartz & Pyrite

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Rhodochrosite Quartz & Pyrite

Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Madem-Lakkos Mine, Chalkidiki Prefecture, Macedonia Department, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 5.7 × 3.9 cm
Description

Rhombohedral crystals of rhodochrosite are covered with drusy quartz. Pyrite is present adding to the association of this good, representative old timer from this closed, classic Greek locality.

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Pyrite

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