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Rhodonite from Betts Manganese Mine, Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

 
Rhodonite from Betts Manganese Mine, Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

Rhodonite from Betts Manganese Mine, Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 34513
Mineral:Rhodonite
Locality:Betts Manganese Mine, Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Description:Lapidary-grade pink rhodonite with rich pink color from the old Betts Mine (no direct relation). Dense rhodonite like this specimen is one of the better lapidary minerals found here in the eastern US. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:7.5x3x3 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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