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DescriptionRhodochrosite, MnCO3 (manganese carbonate), is a very attractive mineral with an absolutely one-of-a-kind, beautiful color. Although it can be an ore of manganese, it is its ornamental and display specimen qualities that make it a very popular mineral.
LocationArgentina ▹ Catamarca
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2002-02-14.
CollectionWard’s Classroom Collection of Gem Minerals #34.
Key wordsrhodochrosite
Tech details208 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number2372