2.45" Polished Banded Rhodochrosite Slab - Argentina

This is a gorgeous, polished slice of a rhodochrosite stalactite, collected from the famous Capillitas Mine in Argentina.

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
$29
DETAILS
SPECIES
Rhodochrosite
LOCATION
Capillitas Mine, Catamarca Province, Argentina
SIZE
2.45 x 2.2", .2" thick
CATEGORY
ITEM
#232541