.92" Rhodochrosite Cabochon Pair

This is a pair of stunning, .92" tall rhodochrosite cabochons. The rhodochrosite was collected from the Capillitas Mine in Argentina and has been polished to a glossy finish. These cabochons would be perfect for jewelry making, primarily for earrings as they are a matched pair.

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
$55
DETAILS
SPECIES
Rhodochrosite
LOCATION
Capillitas Mine, Catamarca Province, Argentina
SIZE
.92 x .4" each
CATEGORY
ITEM
#171309