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Rhodochrosite : MnCO3
minID: 82M-LYV

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Note: The mineral species Rhodochrosite is not listed in our database for this locality. This specimen may be misidentified or the mindat list of minerals at this locality may be incomplete.

Dimensions: 5.1 cm x 2.9 cm x 1.3 cm

A difficult-to-obtain old Butte rhodo with relatively large and well-defined crystals for the locality. Such freefloating rhombs are unusual, as the normal style is flattenned rhombs crouched flat to matrix. The crystals measure to 1.6 cm across, and are quite well-defined, standing out in good relief from the sparing massive rhodo in back. 5.1 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm

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Photo added: 6th Jul 2005

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