Rhodonite Crystal from the Morro da Mina Mine, Conselheiro Lafaiete



This crystal is from Conselheiro Lafaite in MInas Gerais, Brazil. There are two known locations where rhodonite can be found. It is a silicate that contains the elements Mg, Si and O. 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 11 x 10 x 5 mm.