Rhodochrosite Photos   
Cochise College               
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

rhodochrosite cleavage
Similar to other carbonates such as calcite and dolomite, rhodochrosite has three
directions of cleavage and breaks into rhombohedron-shaped cleavage fragments.


rhodochrosite                                                                                                                                 20c
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Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.