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Rhodochrosite from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

 
Rhodochrosite from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 12603
Mineral:Rhodochrosite
Locality:Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado
Description:An old-time specimen from the famous Sweet Home Mine: large rhombic pink rhodochrosite crystals up to 3 cm on edge in pyrite-rich matrix. The rhodochrosites vary from red to lighter pink where fractured. Originally acquired from R. Hauck in 1974 for $75. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #B1 450
Overall Size:11x8x6 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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