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Rhodochrosite & Fluorite

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Rhodochrosite & Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.60cm
Description

Light cherry-red transparent rhodochrosite crystals with small waterclear fluorite crystals on a brown-black manganese oxide matrix.

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

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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