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Rhodochrosite & Gageite

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Rhodochrosite & Gageite

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Description
Locality: 
Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.3 × 2.6 cm
Weight: 
34.90gr
Description

Light pink rhombohedral rhodochrosite on matrix. The khaki-brown sprays are most likely gageite. 

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

Gageite

Formula: 
Mn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20
Strunz: 
9.DH.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Seller Information

Payment options: offline, paypal_wpp, paypal_wps

Seller's terms and conditions

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.

Courier services are available on request. 

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

If your country has Customs and Import duty fees, it will have to be for your account.

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