30mm Oval Rhodochrosite Cabochon

This is a beautiful, 30mm x 22mm x 9mm oval rhodochrosite cabochon.

Rhodochrosite is a manganese carbonate mineral with them chemical composition MnCO3. The crystals typically have a pink-red coloration and cleaves with rhombohedral cleaving in three directions. It forms from hydrothermal pockets and can be found as both crystals and in banded formations.
FOR SALE
$25
DETAILS
SPECIES
Rhodochrosite
LOCATION
Capillitas Mine, Catamarca Province, Argentina
SIZE
30mm x 22mm x 9mm, (1.18 x .86 x .28"), 9 grams
CATEGORY
ITEM
#192912