This is a polished piece of high quality Rhodochrosite from Argentina. Rhodochrosite is a manganese carbonate mineral with a hardness of 3.5-4. It has a hexagonal (trigonal) crystal system occurring in pink to red. It will form either botryoidally or in a crystal structure, the crystalline version being more rare. This particular piece has a gorgeous deep pink color, bordering on red. It has some lighter pink patterns formed from the botryoidal nature of this piece. It has been left unpolished on the back side.
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This piece measures approximately 9.2cm x 6.3cm x 1.5cm