Rhodochrosite Crystals in Geode - SKMF 032

Geode with pink rhodochrosite crystals

Measurements:  52 x 40 x 31 mm

Description:  A small exposed geode (23 x 19 mm) filled with pink rhodochrosite crystals, shares a conglomerate rock matrix with a few smaller, exposed geodes of similar content. The two bottom images are of one of the lesser geodes in the specimen.

The main geode has very little damage, only to the edges.

The specimen has been trimmed at the bottom and on two small areas of its side, to expose smaller geodes. 

The specimen displays well on a flat surface. 

Weight of Specimen:  78.1 g

Chemical Composition:
Mn2+(CO3)  (rhodochrosite)        

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (rhodochrosite)  3     

Location:  N'Chwaning 2, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman area, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SKMF 032

US $ 85

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