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Calcite & Rhodochrosite With Pyrite & Rock Crystal

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Calcite & Rhodochrosite With Pyrite & Rock Crystal

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Description
Locality: 
Boldut Mine, Cavnic, Maramureș County, Romania
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.5 × 11.5 × 5 cm
Weight: 
860.00gr
Description

Beautiful specimen with interesting beige (manganoan?) calcite crystal aggregates with minor, almost white rhodochrosite and iridescent metallic pyrite crystals on waterclear rock crystals on massive pink rhodochrosite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

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

Pyrite

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

Rock Crystal

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
Hardness: 
0.0
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