1.7" Rhodochrosite Crystal Cluster - Quebec, Canada
This is a cluster of rhombohedral rhodochrosite crystals that was collected from Mont Saint Hilaire of Quebec, Canada. The crystals are in great condition and exhibit deep red-brown coloration.
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.