Rhodochrosite Photos   
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

rhodochrosite crystals-1
Rhodochrosite is manganese carbonate.  Typically, rhodochrosite crystallizes in the
form of rhombohedrons.  It is distinguished from calcite by its distinctive pink color.


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Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.