Measurements: 57 x 35 x 23 mm
Description: A specimen with a semi-geode and small geode lined with minute, sparkling botryoidal rhodochrosite crystals with a pink to light lavender colouring, on matrix.
The specimen comes from a pocket that was found in January 2014 at the N'Chwaning 1 mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields.
Some of the crystals are damaged,
and there is also damage to the edges.
Composition: MnCO3 (rhodochrosite)
Hardness on Mohs Scale: (rhodochrosite) 3
Location: N'Chwaning 1
Fields, Kuruman area,
Specimen Code: SKMF 052
US $ 20.