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Rhodochrosite with Quartz and Pyrite from Sweet Home Mine, Hedgehog Pocket, Main Stope Drift, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

 
Rhodochrosite with Quartz and Pyrite from Sweet Home Mine, Hedgehog Pocket, Main Stope Drift, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite with Quartz and Pyrite from Sweet Home Mine, Hedgehog Pocket, Main Stope Drift, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 38682
Mineral:Rhodochrosite with Quartz and Pyrite
Locality:Sweet Home Mine, Hedgehog Pocket, Main Stope Drift, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado
Description:Translucent rhombohedral pink rhodochrosite crystals up to 12 mm across with slender colorless quartz crystals up to 11 mm and minor pyrite crystals on the bottom. A classic from the mine that produced the best rhodochrosite ever found - now closed.
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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