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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 36418
Mineral:Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite
Locality:Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado
Description:Deep red rhombohedral crystal of translucent rhodochrosite with a few small black sphalerite crystals in crevices from the famous Sweet Home Mine - the source for the best rhodochrosite crystals ever found. This crystal was skillfully restored.
Overall Size:5x4.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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