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Rhodochrosite, Analcime, Aegirine

Rhodochrosite : MnCO3, Analcime : Na2(Al2Si4O12)·2H2O, Aegirine : NaFe3+Si2O6
minID: G79-W4P

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Excellent miniature. Group of rhombohedral Rhodochrosite crystals, one of them dominant, with good color and luster for this locality. With small white Analcime crystals and an Aegirine crystal centered in one face of the main Rhodochrosite crystal.
Mont St. Hilaire, Québec, Canada.
Found in ±1979
Specimen size: 2.2 × 1.9 × 1.7 cm
Main crystal size: 1 × 1 cm
With handwritten note from the Folch Collection

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Photo added: 12th Aug 2008

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