This rhodonite is from the Molinello Mine in Ne, Graveglia Valley, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy. This mine contains over 80 different minerals including the silcate rhodonite. It contains the elements Mn, Si and O. This piece consists of a vug and vein filled matrix that contains exposed bladed pink rhodonite crystals in several areas. This piece measures 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 inches or 64 x 64 x 41 mm.