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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 47066
Mineral:Rhodonite
Locality:Betts Manganese Mine, Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Description:Thin, sawn slab of lapidary-grade pink rhodonite with rich pink color from the old Betts Mine (no direct relation). When rear-illuminated the rhodonite shows translucency in the thin areas.
Overall Size:5.5x3x0.8 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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