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Rhodochrosite stalactite with Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

 
Rhodochrosite stalactite with Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

Rhodochrosite stalactite with Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 43489
Mineral:Rhodochrosite stalactite with Pyrite
Locality:Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru
Description:Curved stalactitic formation of rhombohedral pink rhodochrosite crystals up to 6 mm with thin surface coating of yellow-metallic pyrite microcrystals. The cluster is fully crystallized on all surfaces except where it was attached to matrix on the ends.
Overall Size:8x2x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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