Rhodochrosite Crystals on Matrix – BULK 036

Rhodochrosite crystals on matrix

Description:  Five specimens of minute rhodochrosite crystals with a pink to light lavender colouring, ranging from 46 - 101 mm in longest diametre. The top right specimen has two display sides and one of the specimen (2nd from the bottom, left) has a few small calcite crystals.

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

The specimens have relatively little damage.

Total Weight of Specimens:  430.4 g

Chemical Composition:  MnCO3 (rhodochrosite) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  3 (rhodochrosite) 

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

Specimen Code:  BULK 036

US $ 146


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