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Rhodochrosite

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Rhodochrosite

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Locality: 
Casapalca Mine, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 3.6 × 3.3 cm
Description

Bright pink rounded rhombs of rhodochrosite crystals on a matrix of light pink rhodochrosite saddle back shaped crystals. Scattered amongst the balls and mounds of rhodochrosite and typical for this locale are small gemmy quartz crystals and bright brassy rounded pyrite crystals.

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
Earthstones Australia

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