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Calcite var. Manganoan (twinned crystals) with Quartz from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

 
Calcite var. Manganoan (twinned crystals) with Quartz from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Calcite var. Manganoan (twinned crystals) with Quartz from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Calcite var. Manganoan (twinned crystals) with Quartz from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 42087
Mineral:Calcite var. Manganoan (twinned crystals) with Quartz
Locality:Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
Description:Twinned crystals of pale-pink rhodochrosite to 30 mm across with transparent colorless quartz crystals to 27 mm long. The surfaces of the rhodochrosite crystals are composed of microscopic parallel crystal faces. One quartz is chipped. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #160; acquired in 1992 from Classic Minerals
Overall Size:6x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:0.2-30.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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