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RHODOCHROSITE CRYSTALS

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RHODOCHROSITE CRYSTALS
RHODOCHROSITE CRYSTALS

RHODOCHROSITE CRYSTALS

$215 $172

RHODOCHROSITE CRYSTALS

Lovely pink Rhodochrosite Crystals with some associated mineral / metal inclusions.  A popular mineral, beautiful colour and great crystal formation.

Dimensions:
6.5cm x 3.3cm x 2.9cm, 76g.

Location:
Tang Ping Mine, Guangxi, China.

Rhodochrosite:  MnCO3.

 

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RHODOCHROSITE CRYSTALSRHODOCHROSITE CRYSTALS

Lovely pink Rhodochrosite Crystals with some associated mineral / metal inclusions.  A popular mineral, beautiful colour and great crystal formation.

Dimensions:
6.5cm x 3.3cm x 2.9cm, 76g.

Location:
Tang Ping Mine, Guangxi, China.

Rhodochrosite:  MnCO3.

Named in 1813 by Johann Friedrich Ludwig Hausmann from the Greek “rose”, and “colouring”, referring to its colour.
Calcite Group.  Calcite Rhodochrosite Series and Rhodochrosite Siderite Series.  Commonly occurs as a primary gangue mineral in moderate to low temperature hydrothermal veins.  Also in high temperature metasomatic deposits and sedimentary manganese deposits or as a late stage hydrothermal mineral in pegmatites, especially lithiophilite bearing ones.

Additional information

Weight 80 g
Dimensions 7 × 4 × 4 cm