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4.1" Rhodochrosite Stalactite Slice - Collector Specimen
This is a gorgeous, polished, rhodochrosite stalactiteslice from the famous Capillitas Mine in Argentina. This specimen has been polished on both sides and has a desirable dark pink color with excellent banding around the edges and a pyrite rind.
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.