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Rhodochrosite : MnCO3
minID: KGJ-J8V

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Dimensions: 11.8 cm x 8.4 cm x 6.3 cm

Rhodochrosite. Vasco Trancoso collection and photo. Size: 11.8 x 8.4 x 6.3 cm.
Rhodochrosite from Brazil is very rare, and seldom seen. A small trickle of specimens has come out of this old manganese mine over the years. This is actually a rather large specimen for the locality.

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Photo added: 4th Dec 2009

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