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Rhodochrosite

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Rhodochrosite

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Description
Locality: 
Rothenberg Mine, Oberneisen, Taunus, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 6 × 3.2 cm
Weight: 
207.00gr
Description

Very massive chunk of rhodochrosite - unusually massiv for this locality. Cut and polished.

Comes with two old handwritten labels.

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