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Rhodochrosite from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

 
Rhodochrosite from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Rhodochrosite from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 32513
Mineral:Rhodochrosite
Locality:Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Description:Lustrous crystals of pink rhodochrosite overgrown on botryoidal black manganese oxide (Ramsdellite?) crystals. The rhodochrosite crystals are transparent. The largest crystal has a minute bruise visible under magnification on a rear corner (hard to see).
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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