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Rhodochrosite & Quartz

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Rhodochrosite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Description

Translucent rock crystal with a cap a bright pink rhodochrosite from an old find in the 1960s.

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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