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3.5" Rhodochrosite Stalactite Perfect Slice Polished Catamarca, Argentina

3.5" Rhodochrosite Stalactite Perfect Slice Polished Catamarca, Argentina

Rhodochrosite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca Province, Argentina

Rhodochrosite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca Province, Argentina Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive

These are all cross sections of stalactites, which occur when minerals form in long, tube-like shapes. They typically form in caves or hollow spots in rocks where they have plenty of room and time to grow.  Featuring amethyst (SiO2),malachite (Cu2CO3(OH)2), azurite (Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2) and malachite, and  rhodochrosite (MnCO3).

These are all cross sections of stalactites, which occur when minerals form in long, tube-like shapes. They typically form in caves or hollow spots in rocks where they have plenty of room and time to.

Fine, Blood Red Rhodochrosite Wedge with Intact Edge all Around. Natural. 53 g

Fine, Blood Red Rhodochrosite Wedge with Intact Edge all Around. 53 g

Perfect Rhodochrosite with complete edge all around from Capillitas, Argentina.  photo: GoldenHourMinerals

Perfect Rhodochrosite with complete edge all around from Capillitas, Argentina.

Rhodochrosite (Argentina): from the 2013 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show (photo by Renate Surh)

Rhodochrosite (Argentina): from the 2013 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show (photo by Renate Surh)

Amazing Geologist  Rhodochrosite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca, Argentina. via: Peter Maurer

Amazing Geologist Rhodochrosite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca, Argentina. via: Peter Maurer

My Very Finest. A 6.75 Inch Polished Rhodochrosite. Thick Cut at .5 inch. Old time Collection from Capillitas, Argentina.

My Very Finest. A Inch Polished Rhodochrosite. Thick Cut at inch. Old time Collection from Capillitas, Argentina.

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Rhodochrosite stalactite Growth | #Geology #GeologyPage #Mineral  Rhodochrosite stalactite with concentric growth patterns around several small center cores.  Locality: Capillitas Catamarca Province Argentina Size: 8 x 6 x 4 cm  Photo Copyright  	John Betts - Fine Minerals  Geology Page www.geologypage.com

Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive No. Rhodochrosite Stalactite from Capillitas, Catamarca Province, Argentina.

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