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Rhodochrosite & Quartz

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Rhodochrosite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Wutong Mine, Liubao, Cangwu County, Wuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.3 × 7.8 × 2.8 cm
Weight: 
270.00gr
Description

Very interesting lenticular rhodochorite crystal on matrix of quartz, pyrite and sphalerite from this famous Chinese mine, as curiosity are also present small pseudoexagonal crystals of colorless aragonite, very attractive.

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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