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Sonolite With Rhodochrosite

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Sonolite With Rhodochrosite

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Description
Locality: 
Obata Mine, Seta, Midori City, Gunma Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.6 × 4.1 × 2.7 cm
Weight: 
71.00gr
Description

Pretty rare mass of pale brownish pink sonolite with a bit of intense pink rhodochrosite.

One side cut and polished.

There are two Obata mines in Japan.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sonolite

Formula: 
Mn2+9(SiO4)4(OH,F)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.55
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Sono mine, Wazuka-cho, Sohraku-gun, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan

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

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