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ROC.0BBU

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ROC.0BRU

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ROC.0BBB10

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ROC.0BBB08

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ROC.0BBB04

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Tumbled 4e Rhodochrosite

Sizes and weight approx:24x13x9mm-7,9gr
It has formed stalagmites in mines of the Incas of the s. XIII.
The photo is a random sample.

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Tumbled e2 Intense Rhodochrosite

Sizes and weight approx:16x8x7mm-3,4gr
It has formed stalagmites in mines of the Incas of the s. XIII.
The photo is a random sample.

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Tumbled 3e Rhodochrosite

Sizes and weight approx:20x10x5mm-4,1gr
It has formed stalagmites in mines of the Incas of the s. XIII.
The photo is a random sample.

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Tumbled 3e Intense Rhodochrosite

Sizes and weight approx:18x15x7mm-6gr
It has formed stalagmites in mines of the Incas of the s. XIII.
The photo is a random sample.

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Rhodochrosite

ETYMOLOGY: Comes from the greek rodon = color pink and jroma = color.

CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Trigonal.

PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Secondary.

CLASS MINERAL: Carbonates.

CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: MnCO3.

HARDNESS: 4 on the Mohs scale.

FIELDS: Argentina (San Luis, Mendoza) Chile, Mexico, Peru, South Africa, Uruguay, Russia.

 
 

MINERALOGY: The rhodochrosite is secondarily how the oxidation zone of manganese deposits. Manganese water and water containing carbonic acid are introduced into the hollow cavities of the stone forming stalactites (stalagmites) rhodochrosite pink or filling cracks, it appears in hydrothermal veins with silver, gold, copper.


MYTHOLOGY: For a long time it was known as manganese spar raspberry spar in San Luis (Mendoza, Argentina) rhodochrosite stalagmites formed in the silver mines abandoned by the Incas since the thirteenth century. Most faceted rhodochrosite weighs 59.65 ct and comes from South Africa.


PROPERTIES: It is said that rodocrosita conveys a concept of positive and enthusiastic life, power, eroticism and spontaneous expressions of our feelings, lifts the mood, energizes, inspires us mentally awake dynamism and attitude, generates high productivity, they fill us with ideas and helps us make  the work easier and more satisfying.

 

CHAKRAS: Heart.

ZODIAC SIGN: Libra.

USES: Meditation, collection, jewelery, decoration, manganese ore (steel industry).