3.25" Rhodochrosite Stalactite Slab - Unique Flowery Pattern

Please note: While we typically ship out material within 2 business days there will be a delay of approximately 2-3 days before we can ship this specimen. It's part of a lot of material currently in transit back to our primary shipping warehouse.

This is a gorgeous, polished stalactice slice of banded rhodochrosite from the famous Capillitas Mine in Argentina. This specimen has great color and a unique flowery pattern to it.

This specimen comes with an acrylic 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.
Rhodochrosite & Pyrite
Capillitas Mine, Catamarca Province, Argentina
3.25 x 1.6", 1/4" thick