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Crushed Pink Rhodochrosite from Argentina, Coarse Crush, Gravel Size, 4mm - 2mm

Crushed Pink Rhodochrosite from Argentina, Coarse Crush, Gravel Size, 4mm - 2mm

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Rhodochrosite is a rare, manganese-carbonate gemstone that commonly has alternating light and dark bands of pink and brown. Rhodochrosite is formed by continuous precipitation of manganese carbonate, similar to cave formations with stalactites and stalagmites on the roof and floor of a cavern. This mineral is relatively soft, with a Moh's hardness between 3.5 and 4. This material is from Argentina, which is a world-class location for rhodochrosite deposits. 

Our coarse material is considered to be pea-sized gravel, ranging between 4 millimeters to 2 millimeters. Please see the corresponding sediment size chart. 

Mineral Properties

  • Mohs’s Hardness: 3.5 - 4
  • Specific Gravity (g/cm3): 3.40 - 3.71
  • Luster: Vitreous
  • Color: Soft Pink, Tan
  • Origin: Argentina

This product is not man-made, mixed with resin, dyed, or stabilized. Pictures are taken in full sun and material is dry. Size measurements are using the metric system (millimeters).

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