This pyroxmangite crystal is from Conselheiro Lafaite in MInas Gerais, Brazil. It is a silicate that contains the elements Mg, Si and O. It is similar to rhodonite but is formed at higher temperatures. This crystal is terminated and has a light to dark pink color. The luster is vitreous and it is translucent under bright lite. It measures 16 x 9 x 8 mm.