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Fluorite and Quartz epimorph after Barite on Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

 
Fluorite and Quartz epimorph after Barite on Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

Fluorite and Quartz epimorph after Barite on Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

Fluorite and Quartz epimorph after Barite on Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 37672
Mineral:Fluorite and Quartz epimorph after Barite on Rhodochrosite
Locality:Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado
Description:Crystallized pink rhodochrosite topped with a thin, rhombic quartz epimorph after a 10 mm barite crystal surrounded by pale-green cubo-octahedral fluorite crystals up to 5 mm. The fluorite-quartz combination is hard to photograph and must be seen.
Overall Size:30x21x15 mm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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