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2.2" Polished Rhodochrosite Sphere - Argentina
This is a gorgeous, polished sphere that was formed from a banded rhodochrosite formation that was collected from the famous Capillitas Mine in Argentina. The sphere has been polished to a mirror-finish. Comes with the pictured display stand.
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.
Capillitas Mine, Catamarca Province, Argentina
2.2" in diameter