Rhodochrosite Specimens – BULK 034

Minute rhodochrosite crystals on matrix

Description:  Five specimens of minute rhodochrosite crystals with a lavender colouring, on rock matrix. The specimens vary in length from 44 - 48 mm.

These specimens come from a pocket that was found in January 2014 at the N'Chwaning 1 mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields.

The specimens have a few nicks and damage on the edges where they were removed from the original matrix.

Total Weight of Specimens:  143.0 g

Chemical Composition:  MnCO (rhodochrosite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (rhodochrosite)  3

Location:  N'Chwaning 1 mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  BULK 034

US $ 73

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