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Fluorite on Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

 
Fluorite on Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

Fluorite on Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

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Fluorite on Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 41995
Mineral:Fluorite on Rhodochrosite
Locality:Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado
Description:Octahedral transparent pale-green fluorite crystals up to 12 mm across perched on a pink rhodochrosite crystal 30 mm high. The rhodochrosite shows a deep pink color on the rear where it cleaved to reveal the inner color. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #433; ex. Schupp collection; acquired in 1998 from P. Megaw
Overall Size:4.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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