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)
1 mine, Kalahari Manganese
Specimen Code: BULK 036
US $ 146