Rhodochrosite Crystals on MatrixSKMF 040

Sparkling rhodochrosite crystals on matrix

Measurements:  46 x 29 x 23 mm

Description:  Sparkling darkish pink rhodochrosite crystals on a matrix of rhodochrosite and manganite. 

The specimen appears to be undamaged. It has been trimmed at the bottom, to display better.

Weight of Specimen:  38.5 g

Chemical Composition:
 Mn2+(CO3)   (rhodochrosite)  
                                        Mn3+O(OH)  (manganite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:   (rhodochrosite)  3       
                                           (manganite)  4

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

Specimen Code:  SKMF 040         

US $ 80

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