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Calcite var. Manganocalcite from Second Sovietskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

 
Calcite var. Manganocalcite from Second Sovietskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Calcite var. Manganocalcite from Second Sovietskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 40240
Mineral:Calcite var. Manganocalcite
Locality:Second Sovietskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
Description:Lustrous pink manganese-rich calcite crystals with pale pink color and crystal faces with minute striations that give a silky satin appearance. A very attractive specimen. The manganese causes the pink coloration. Ex. Marty Zinn collection #2153
Overall Size:7x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:3-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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