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Rhodochrosite from Black Rock Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Rhodochrosite from Black Rock Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Rhodochrosite from Black Rock Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 52660
Mineral:Rhodochrosite
Locality:Black Rock Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Lustrous red-pink elongated scalenohedral rhodochrosite crystals in bundled aggregates of parallel crystals with transparent red termination zones and translucent pink center bands with minor black hematite matrix on the bottom. Ex. Alfred Stevenson (1916-2007) #559, originally acquired in Tucson in 1978
Overall Size:24x15x10 mm
Crystals:3-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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