2.6" Polished Rhodochrosite Egg - Argentina

This is a unique, hand-polished Rhodochrosite egg. The Rhodochrosite comes from the famous Santa Rita Mine in Argentina and exhibits beautiful pink banding.

It comes with a small display base.

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
$59
DETAILS
SPECIES
Rhodochrosite
LOCATION
Santa Rita Mine, Capillitas, Catamarca Province, Argentina
SIZE
2.6" long
ITEM
#79245