Rhodochrosite Specimen from N'Chwaning Mine III Kuruman, Kalahari manganese Fields, Northern Cape, South Africa
The specimen you receive will be roughly 1 inch by 1 inch and weigh roughly 20 grams. Each piece is individual so expect that it could be a bit bigger or smaller than the measurements. It will be exceedingly beautiful!
Some of the rarest and most beautiful mineral specimens in Africa come from the Kalahari Manganese Fields. The mines there are unusual in that they will stop to collect specimens where most commercial mines will crush them as ore.
Rhodochrosite is a highly collectible manganese carbonate mineral with chemical composition MnCO3.