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11.1" Polished Rhodochrosite Stalactite Slab - Top Quality!
This is a gorgeous, polished stalactite slice of a banded rhodochrosite formation from the famous Capillitas Mine in Argentina. Both sides of this slab have been polished to a mirror-finish. Comes with a gibson 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.