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Rhodochrosite from Moanda Mine, Haut Ogooue, Gabon

 
Rhodochrosite from Moanda Mine, Haut Ogooue, Gabon

Rhodochrosite from Moanda Mine, Haut Ogooue, Gabon

DESCRIPTION:No. 58229
Mineral:Rhodochrosite
Locality:Moanda Mine, Haut Ogooue, Gabon
Description:Lustrous pink-red transparent scalenohedral rhodochrosite crystals completely covering the black manganese-oxide matrix. This rhodochrosite cluster originated from a locality that has produced few specimens compared to other localities Ex. B. Gaber collection #529; ex. Paul Pohwat collection #816 (Mineral Collection Manager at Smithsonian); ex. Howard Belsky (1958-1987)
Overall Size:32x28x14 mm
Crystals:2-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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