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Rhodochrosite On Manganite

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Rhodochrosite On Manganite

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Description
Locality: 
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13.3 × 6.2 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.30cm
Weight: 
401.00gr
Description

More than a dozen cherry-red rhodochrosite on a lawn of small, glossy black manganite crystals on massive manganese ore. ou don't find big matrix-specimens like this very often.

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

Manganite

Formula: 
Mn3+O(OH)
Strunz: 
4.FD.15
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Manganese deposit, Ilfeld, Nordhausen, Harz, Thuringia, Germany

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