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Rhodochrosite & Fluorite On Alabandite

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Rhodochrosite & Fluorite On Alabandite

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Description
Locality: 
Uchucchacua Mine, Lima Department, Peru
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.3 × 6.6 × 6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Weight: 
445.00gr
Description

Outstanding specimen with very big rhodochrosite crystals of an unusual habit for the locality. The color is simply great - a bright pink with a hint of salmon. Very rare and sought after combination with two distinctive, colorless fluorite crystal aggreagates of abot 0.3 to 0.4 cm each. All contrasted by black alabandite, lining the vugs.

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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

Alabandite

Formula: 
MnS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Sacarîmb (Sãcãrâmb; Szekerembe; Nagyág), Deva, Hunedoara Co., Romania

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