Mineral Specimen #489 Rhodochrosite on Hausmannite
Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
5.2 x 4.2 x 2.8 cm
This specimen has gemmy dogtooth Rhodochrosite crystals on a base composed of massive Hausmannite with a layer of micro crystals at the surface. Two of the Rhodochrosites are complete with one being double terminated. The others are cleaved off.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Africa | Carbonates | Oxides and Hydroxides | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars