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Rhodochrosite

$3,500.00   €2,936  £2,650.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC1569

A splendid rich pinkish red specimen of Rhodochrosite from the celebrated N'Chwaning Mines, South Africa. The Rhodochrosite specimen has interlocking rhombic crystals forming a low relief botryoidal display face. The attractive translucent deep pinkish-red colour is accompanied by a pleasant, slightly chatoyant luster. The black Mn Oxide matrix is probably Pyrolusite judging from the somewhat radial-platy and botryoidal appearance. A delightful specimen of Rhodochrosite from the location.

Details

Dimensions
5.9 × 3.6 × 2.4 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
N'Chwaning Mines, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Rhodochrosite

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