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GEMMY RHODONITE CRYSTALS

$275

GEMMY RHODONITE CRYSTALS

$275

GEMMY RHODONITE CRYSTALS

A great specimen of Gemmy Rhodonite Crystals in Galena!  A cluster of chunky, red crystals on a metal matrix.  A classic for the Aussie mineral collection.  Very good crystal colour and shape and not so easy to get these days.  A worthy addition for any collector.

 

Location:
Broken Hill, NSW

Dimensions:
6.5 x 6 x 3.5cm, 243g.
Biggest Crystal 0.6 x 0.34 x 0.6cm

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GEMMY RHODONITE CRYSTALS

GEMMY RHODONITE CRYSTALS

A great specimen of Gemmy Rhodonite Crystals in Galena!  A cluster of chunky, red crystals on a metal matrix.  A classic for the Aussie mineral collection.  Very good crystal colour and shape and not so easy to get these days.  A worthy addition for any collector.

 

Location:
Broken Hill, NSW

Dimensions:
6.5 x 6 x 3.5cm, 243g.
Biggest Crystal 0.6 x 0.34 x 0.6cm

 

Rhodonite: MnSiO3
Named in 1819 by Christoph Friedrich Jasche from the Greek rhodos or “rose”, referring to its color.

Galena: PbS
Galena is the primary ore mineral of lead. Worked for its lead content as early as 3000 BC, it is found in ore veins with sphalerite, pyrite, chalcopyrite, tennantite-tetrahedrite, etc. and in skarns, as well as in sedimentary rocks where it may replace carbonate beds or be deposited in pore spaces.

 

Weight 250 g
Dimensions 7 x 7 x 4 cm

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