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Rhodochrosite and Quartz from Sweet Home Mine (old original find), Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

 
Rhodochrosite and Quartz from Sweet Home Mine (old original find), Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite and Quartz from Sweet Home Mine (old original find), Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 42003
Mineral:Rhodochrosite and Quartz
Locality:Sweet Home Mine (old original find), Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado
Description:Translucent pink rhombohedral rhodochrosite crystals up to 10 mm across overgrown on slender colorless quartz crystals up to 12 mm long with minor tetrahedrite and siderite. This specimen is from the old workings at the mine and pre-dates the 1990 work. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #80; ex. M. Zinn collection, acquired in 1991 from D. Blauwet
Overall Size:4x4x2 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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