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Rhodochrosite

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Rhodochrosite

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Description
Locality: 
NChwaning I Mine, Kuruman, North Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.5 × 1.4 cm
Weight: 
4.00gr
Description

A small cluster of intense red scalenohedral (dog's tooth) crystals. There is quite a bit of damage but unfortunately it is very difficult to find these rare specimens in perfect condition. This specimen is from the discovery of the 1970's and was purchased from the late Karl Sprich.

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

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Our parcels are sent via post office airmail with a tracking number. Delivery times will vary with destination and we estimate 3-4 weeks. Please note that Customs can delay the shipment and this is out of our control. Please contact us to assit with tracking if you are experiencing longer than expected delays. 

Please note that all of our specimens are carefully packaged and marked as fragile. As soon as it has been posted, we shall e-mail you with the tracking number of the parcel.

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Insurance will be taken out only if it is the buyer's express wish. 

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