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Rhodochrosite

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Rhodochrosite
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Rhodochrosite

Perfect quality, rhodochrosite crystals cluster, from N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa; Size 41 х 25 х 20 mm

Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2017-11-18
Locality: N'Chwaning Mines (NChwaning Mines) / Kuruman / Kalahari Manganese Field / Nordkap (Northern Cape), Provinz / Südafrika
Rhodochrosit
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Rhodochrosit

Rhodochrosit, Bildbreite 3,5 mm, Grube Wolf, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rheinland-Pfalz.

Collection: si-sucher
Copyright: kraukl
Contribution: si-sucher 2013-07-15
Locality: Grube Wolf / Herdorf / Altenkirchen (Westerwald), Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Rhodochrosite
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Rhodochrosite

FOV = ca 25 mm; Uchuchacqua Mine; Peru

Collection: Andreas Schmid
Copyright: Andreas Schmid
Contribution: Andreas Schmid 2016-06-02
Locality: Uchucchacua Mine / Oyon, Provinz / Lima, Region / Peru
Rhodochrosit
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Rhodochrosit

Größe: 7,8 x 6,5 x 3,5 cm, Fundort: El Potosí Mine, Francisco Portillo, West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexiko

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: thdun5 2011-04-25
Locality: El Potosi Mine (Mina el Potosí) / Francisco Portillo / West Camp / Santa Eulalia / Aquiles Serdán, Municipio / Chihuahua / Mexiko
Rhodochrosit auf Limonit
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Rhodochrosit auf Limonit (SNr: 234)

3,2 x 3 cm, Grube Wolf, Herdorf

Collection: Millerit
Copyright: Millerit
Contribution: Millerit 2013-04-30
Locality: Grube Wolf / Herdorf / Altenkirchen (Westerwald), Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Rhodochrosit
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Rhodochrosit (SNr: SyS-RhoCr-4-1-1)

Kugelig aggregierter Rhodochrosit von der Grube Rothenberg bei Oberneisen an der Lahn. Bildbreite etwa 20 mm.

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2019-07-12
Locality: Grube Rothenberg / Oberneisen / Diez / Rhein-Lahn-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland

Collectors Summary

Color rosa, rot, pink, braun, weiß, gelblich-grau
Streak color weiß
Lustre Glasglanz, Spaltfläche Perlmuttglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5 - 4
Cleavages vollkommen {1011}, teilbar {0112}
Fracture uneben, muschelig
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System trigonal, R3c

Additional information / Summary

Auführliche Informationen zur Geschichte, zu Fundstellen, zur Verwendung etc. sind im

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Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Mn(CO3)

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Mangan, Kohlenstoff, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 114.9471199 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 5

Info

Empirical formula:

Mn(CO3)

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Carbon

C

10.45

1

20.00

12.0107800

12.0107800

Oxygen

O

41.76

3

60.00

15.9994300

47.9982900

Manganese

Mn

47.79

1

20.00

54.9380499

54.9380499

Anal­y­sis wt%

FeO : 1.16, MnO : 59.11, CO2 : 37.89 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

5.AB.05

5: Carbonate (Carbonate, Nitrate)
A: Carbonate ohne weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
B: Alkali-Erden- (und andere M2*) Carbonate
05:Calcit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

V/B.02-050

V: NITRATE, CARBONATE UND BORATE
B: Wasserfreie Carbonate [CO3] 2-, ohne fremde Anionen
2: Calcit-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

5.AB.160

5: CARBONATES NITRATES ARSENITES SULFITES SELENITES TELLURITES IODATES
A: Carbonates (-Anions -Water)
B: Carbonates: hexagonal or trigonal
1: Calcite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

14.01.01.04

14: Anhydrous Carbonates
01: Anhydrous Carbonates with Simple Formula A+ CO3
01: Calcite Group (Trigonal: R-3c)

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Calcite group

Optical Properties

Color

rosa, rot, pink, braun, weiß, gelblich-grau

Streak color

weiß

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

durchscheinend

Lus­tre

Glasglanz, Spaltfläche Perlmuttglanz

max. Birefrin­gence

0.213

Birefringence chart\! Rhodochrosite title=Birefringence chart Rhodochrosite

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.810

RI value γ / ε

1.597

Ri mean

1.737

2V angle

Uniaxial (-)

Absorp­tion

O > E

Pleochro­ism

schwach

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

rot

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

rot

SW-UV Other Col­ors

 

rosa

Most Common Acti­vator

Mn2+

Other Acti­vators

Nd3+

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

167

Space Group

R3c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

4.73

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

15.51

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

3.279

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Z

6

Volumne (ų)

300.514

Kristall struc­ture

Wen Liang, Lin Li, Rui Li, Yuan Yin, Zeming Li, Xiqiang Liu, Shuangmin Shan, Yu He, Yong Meng, Zengsheng Li, Heping Li: Crystal structure of impurity-free rhodochrosite (MnCO3) and thermal expansion properties. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals Vol. 47, Nr. 2 (2020) Art.-Nr. 9.

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.66(30),
2.84(100),
2.39(20),
2.172(20),
2.000(20),
1.770(30),
1.763(30),
1.533(10)

XRD chart Rhodochrosite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

3.5 - 4

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

160 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.72 (berechnet) 3.7 (gemessen)

3.811 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

vollkommen {1011}, teilbar {0112}

Frac­ture

uneben, muschelig

Tenac­ity

spröde

Radioac­tiv­ity

keine

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren

Chem­ical Prop­er­ties and Tests

löst sich in warmer Salzsäure unter Aufbrausen, schmilzt vor dem Lötrohr nicht, wird aber rissig und färbt sich grünlichgrau

Preface

Occurrences

in Hydrothermaladern und metamorphe Gesteine sedimentären Ursprungs

Author (Name, Year)

Hausmann, 1813

Rel­evance, Usage

Manganerz

Addi­tional Informa­tion

Rhodochrosit hat seinen Namen von griech. rhodon (`Rose`) und chroma (`Farbe`).

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 590.

Iván A. Reyes, Mizraim Flores, Elia G. Palacios, Hernán Islas, Julio C. Juárez, Martín Reyes, Aislinn M. Teja, Cristóbal A. Pérez: Kinetics of the Thermal Decomposition of Rhodochrosite. Minerals Vol. 11, Nr. 1 (2021) Art.-Nr. 34.

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Rhdochrosit
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Rhdochrosit

Banjarmasin, Süd-Borneo. Indonesien. BB: 11cm.

Collection: Doc Diether
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2019-10-10
Locality: Banjarmasin / Süd-Kalimantan (Kalimantan Selatan), Provinz / Borneo (Kalimantan) / Indonesien
Rhodochrosit (r), Spessartin (g), Tephroit (fleischfarben) und Braunit (schw)
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Rhodochrosit (r), Spessartin (g), Tephroit (fleischfarben) und Braunit (schw)

Alp Tanatz, Splügen, Rheinwald, Kreis; Hinterrhein, Bezirk; Graubünden, Schweiz. 7x5cm. Polierte Platte.

Collection: Doc Diether
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2018-01-19
Locality: Alp Tanatz / Splügen / Rheinwald / Viamala, Region / Graubünden, Kanton / Schweiz
Rhodochrosit- und Hausmannit-Äderchen
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Rhodochrosit- und Hausmannit-Äderchen

(Rosa und schwarz). Furtschellas, Piz Corvatsch, Engadin, Graubünden, Schweiz. 7x5cm.

Collection: Doc Diether
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2018-01-17
Locality: Furtschellas / Piz Corvatsch / Sils im Engadin (Segl) / Maloja, Region / Graubünden, Kanton / Schweiz

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Rhodochrosit
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Rhodochrosit

Grube Bindweide, Steinebach; Bildbreite: 5,6 mm.

Collection: raritätenjäger
Copyright: Matthias Reinhardt
Contribution: Matthias Reinhardt 2021-01-29
Locality: Grube Bindweide / Steinebach (Sieg) / Altenkirchen (Westerwald), Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Rhodochrosit (Anschliff)
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Rhodochrosit (Anschliff)

FO.: Capillitas Mine, Andalgalá, Provinz Catamarca, Argentinien / Stufengröße: 12,3 x 10,1 cm

Collection: Hrouda
Copyright: Hrouda
Contribution: Hrouda 2020-09-10
Locality: Capillitas Mine / Andalgalá / Catamarca, Provinz / Argentinien
Rhodochrosit
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Rhodochrosit

Auerbach, Grube Leoni, BB 5mm

Collection: Georg Prock
Copyright: Georg Prock
Contribution: Gepro 2020-08-04
Locality: Grube Leonie / Auerbach in der Oberpfalz / Amberg-Sulzbach, Landkreis / Oberpfalz, Bezirk / Bayern / Deutschland

IMA group assignments


 
 
CaCO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
(Ni,Mg,Fe2+)CO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
MgCO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
CdCO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
Mn(CO3)
trigonal
R3c

 
 
Fe2+CO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
ZnCO3
trigonal
R3c

 
 
CoCO3
trigonal
R3c

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Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Calcite

CaCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Otavite

CdCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Siderite

Fe2+CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Gaspéite

(Ni,Mg,Fe2+)CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Magnesite

MgCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Smithsonite

ZnCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Rhodochrosite

Mn(CO3)

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Spherocobaltite

CoCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.05

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Vaterite

CaCO3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

V/B.02-010

Calcite

CaCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-020

Magnesite

MgCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-030

Siderite

Fe2+CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-040

Rhodochrosite

Mn(CO3)

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-050

Smithsonite

ZnCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-060

Spherocobaltite

CoCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-070

Gaspéite

(Ni,Mg,Fe2+)CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-080

Otavite

CdCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

V/B.02-090

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Calcite

CaCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.100

Vaterite

CaCO3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

5.AB.105

Otavite

CdCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.110

Magnesite

MgCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.130

Siderite

Fe2+CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.140

Spherocobaltite

CoCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.145

Gaspéite

(Ni,Mg,Fe2+)CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.150

Rhodochrosite

Mn(CO3)

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.160

Smithsonite

ZnCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

5.AB.170

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Calcite

CaCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

14.01.01.01

Magnesite

MgCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

14.01.01.02

Siderite

Fe2+CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

14.01.01.03

Rhodochrosite

Mn(CO3)

trigonal : 3m : R3c

14.01.01.04

Smithsonite

ZnCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

14.01.01.06

Otavite

CdCO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

14.01.01.07

Gaspéite

(Ni,Mg,Fe2+)CO3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

14.01.01.08

Vaterite

CaCO3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

14.01.02.01

Gregoryite

(Na2,K2,Ca)CO3

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

14.01.02.02

Aragonite

CaCO3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmcn

14.01.03.01

Witherite

BaCO3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmcn

14.01.03.02

Strontianite

SrCO3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmcn

14.01.03.03

Cerussite

PbCO3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmcn

14.01.03.04

Rutherfordine

UO2(CO3)

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Imm2

14.01.04.01

Widenmannite

Pb2(OH)2[(UO2)(CO3)2]

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

14.01.05.01

Natrite

Na2CO3

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

14.01.06.01

Zabuyelite

Li2CO3

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

14.01.06.02

Čejkaite

Na4UO2(CO3)3

triklin : 1 : P1 ?

14.01.07.01

Alternative Name

German

Blättriges Rotmanganerz

Carbonate of Manganese

German

Diallogit

Spanish

Diallogita

Diallogite

German

Dialogit

Spanish

Dialogita

English

Dialogite

German

Dichter Rothstein

German

Himbeerspat

German

Himbeerspath

Inca Rose

German

Kohlensaures Mangan oxydul

German

Luftsaures Braunsteinerz

Manganese Spar

Manganspat

German

Manganspath

Latin

Manganum acido aëro mineralisatum

Latin

Manganum ochraceum rubrum

French

Manganèse oxydé carbonaté

French

Oxide de manganèse couleur de rose

Raspberry Spar

German

Rhodochrolit

Spanish

Rhodochrolita

Rhodochrolite

Spanish

Rhodochrosita

Rhodocrosite

Italian

Rodocrosite

German

Rosenspath

German

Rother Braunsteinerz

Rothspatch

Swedish

Rothspath

Strmite

German

Strömit

Spanish

Strömita

Italian

Strömita

Strömite

Torrensite

Villaurite

亞根庭紅紋

Simplified Chinese

钙菱锰矿

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Rds

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