4.4" Rhodochrosite Stalactite Slab - Argentina

This is a gorgeous, polished stalactite slice of rhodochrosite from the famous Capillitas Mine in Argentina. 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.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Rhodochrosite & Pyrite
LOCATION
Capillitas Mine, Catamarca Province, Argentina
SIZE
4.4 x 2.95", .2" thick
CATEGORY
ITEM
#122215