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Manganoan Calcite

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Manganoan Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Huanggang Mine, Hexigten Banner, Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.8 × 8.5 × 6 cm
Description

Here is a very rare example of a large, pink, manganoan calcite crystal with superb fluoresence. The crystal is doubly terminated and has no significan damages to report, only the contact at the back and some edgewear. Those stopped coming out quite some time ago and cannot be found nowadays.

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

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