1.83" Rhodochrosite Pendant with Snake Chain Necklace

This is a stunning, 1.83" tall rhodochrosite pendant. The rhodochrosite was collected from the Capillitas Mine in Argentina and has been polished to a glossy finish. It comes with a 24" long, silver plated snake chain necklace.

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.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Rhodochrosite
LOCATION
Capillitas Mine, Catamarca Province, Argentina
SIZE
1.83 x 1.2", .42" thick
CATEGORY
ITEM
#171044