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Rhodonite from Conselheiro Lafaiete (Queluz de Minas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Rhodonite from Conselheiro Lafaiete (Queluz de Minas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

Rhodonite from Conselheiro Lafaiete (Queluz de Minas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

Rhodonite from Conselheiro Lafaiete (Queluz de Minas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 63841
Mineral:Rhodonite
Locality:Conselheiro Lafaiete (Queluz de Minas), Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Old specimen of translucent vivid-pink rhodonite crystals on gray matrix. The rhodonite crystals are in hemispherical aggregates and the radiating internal structure of the formations are visible on the exposed edges. This is definitely rhodonite (not rhodochrosite as some dealers mistakenly label them). It shows no reaction to hydrochloric acid.
Overall Size:4x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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