Rhodochrosite Crystals on Rock Matrix - SKMF 007

2-sided specimen sparkling, drusy, botryoidal rhodochrosite crystals, on matrix

Measurements:  85 x 57 x 36 mm

Description:  A two-sided specimen consisting of a few cavities in rock matrix, lined with sparkling, drusy, botryoidal aggregates of rhodochrosite crystals, with bits of hard clay among them.

Damage is confined to the edges of the specimen. 

This specimen was found at the N'Chwaning 1 mine in January 2014.

Weight of Specimen:  209.7 g 

Chemical Composition:  MnCO3  (rhodochrosite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:   (rhodochrosite)  
 N'Chwaning 1 mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman area, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SKMF 007

US $ 200

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