Rhodonite Salmon

$27.00

Carved rhodonite salmon. Approximate size 49 x 28 mm.

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Description

This soft glowing pink stone is found mainly on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. Rhodonite derives its name from the Greek word “rhodo” meaning “rose”. Its pinkish colour is often veined with black patterns and lines of manganese oxide, sometimes accompanied with visible traces of gold. This stone with its hardness of 6 on the Mohs scale and is excellent for producing very attractive carvings and jewellery.

The salmon is approximately 49 x 28 mm.

Additional information

Weight 0.027 kg
Dimensions 5 × 3 × 2 cm