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Rhodochrosite with Pyrite from Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Montana

 
Rhodochrosite with Pyrite from Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Montana

Rhodochrosite with Pyrite from Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Montana

Rhodochrosite with Pyrite from Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Montana

DESCRIPTION:No. 39279
Mineral:Rhodochrosite with Pyrite
Locality:Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Montana
Description:Translucent pink rhodochrosite crystals up to 14 mm on edge with hemispherical rosettes up to 2.5 mm diameter of metallic pyrite microcrystals with colorless quartz microcrystals. The rhodochrosite crystals have a whitish surface coating (calcite?) Ex. Upsala College collection 14.11.4C
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:0.5-14.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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