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Rhodochrosite Fluorite Helvine & Pyrite

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Rhodochrosite Fluorite Helvine & Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Kounrad Massif, Balkhash, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.2 × 1.1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.80cm
Weight: 
3.00gr
Description

A big pink rhodochrosite crystal (pseudomorph after helvine?) is the center of this nice little specimen. It is surrounded by pale beige, clear helvine crystals, dark purple fluorite and brassy pyrite cubes.

Unique and rare combination.

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

Helvine

Formula: 
Mn2+4(Be3Si3O12)S
Strunz: 
9.FB.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Friedefürst Mine, Breitenbrunn, Breitenbrunn District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Pyrite

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

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Inland Germany 6.00
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