This is a fantastic Rhodochrosite specimen cut into a cabochon and set in a gold colored setting (Not Gold). This piece has both a pendant loop and also a pin in the back giving you maximum flexibility on how to wear this!
Rhodochrosite is a manganese carbonate mineral with chemical composition MnCO3. In its (rare) pure form, it is typically a rose-red color, but impure specimens can be shades of pink to pale brown.
Rhodochrosite occurs as a hydrothermal vein mineral along with other manganese minerals.
Approximate Stone Size: 1.5 in x 1.125 in
Approximate Pendant Size: 2 in x 1.5 in x 25 in thick