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Alabandite with Rhodochrosite from Sacaramb (formerly Nagyág), Transylvania, Romania

 
Alabandite with Rhodochrosite from Sacaramb (formerly Nagyág), Transylvania, Romania

Alabandite with Rhodochrosite from Sacaramb (formerly Nagyág), Transylvania, Romania

DESCRIPTION:No. 33642
Mineral:Alabandite with Rhodochrosite
Locality:Sacaramb (formerly Nagyág), Transylvania, Romania
Description:Massive brown alabandite with a few crystal faces showing up to 12 mm and smaller grains in Au-Te ore with small cavities lined with pale pink-yellow rhodochrosite (or Mn-calcite) crystals. The alabandite is weakly magnetic. Rare. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #043; Ex. George P. Carlson, University of London 1951
Overall Size:7x7x4 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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