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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 19102
Mineral:Rhodochrosite, Pyrite, Quartz
Locality:Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado
Description:Rhombic, translucent crystals of rhodochrosite with minor pyrite on a quartz plate. The rhodochrosite is light pink with thin overgrowth of white quartz. The coating has partially flaked away on the largest crystal revealing the pink crystal beneath.
Overall Size:6x4x2 cm
Crystals:2-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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