Alabandite, Uchucchaqua Mine, Peru, MM#3


Alabandite, Uchucchaqua Mine, Peru, MM#3, 34mm x 28mm x 13m, 15.1 grams, Price: $18.00

On a piece of massive alabandite, we see a small cluster of crystalline material and a small deposit of botryoidal rhodochrosite. Under the rhodochrosite is a bit of cubic calcite crystal.

Alabandite, also known as alabandine, is a rare manganese sulfide mineral. It is commonly found as massive to granular aggregates, but only rarely as cubic or actahedral crystals. Alabandite forms in epithermal sulfide veins and low temperature manganese deposits. It is known from over 200 sites worldwide. These specimens originate from Peru, at the Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department.

  • Model: MM#3
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25lbs
  • 1 Units in Stock

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 24 March, 2015.

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