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TitleRhodonite with quartz
DescriptionRhodonite is a member of the pyroxene group with the mineral formula of (Mn,Fe,Mg,Ca)5(SiO3)5. Rhodonite is carved for jewlery. The name comes from the Greek word for rose, rhodon. This sample is about 7 cm.
LocationUSA ▹ New Jersey. Near Franklin.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-10-11.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1362.
Key wordsrhodonite, pyroxene
Tech details600 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera.
GeoDIL number1630