Rhodochrosite Crystals on Matrix – BULK 038

Minute rhodochrosite crystals on matrix

Description:  Five specimens of minute rhodochrosite crystals with a pink to light lavender colouring, on matrix. They range from 42 - 63 mm in longest diametre. 

Three of the five specimens each has two display sides: The two images from the bottom (left) are two different sides of the same specimen, and the first two from the bottom (right), are also two different sides of the same specimen, and also the first two top right.

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

Total Weight of Specimens:  156 g

Chemical Composition:  MnCO3   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  3

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

Specimen Code:  BULK 038



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