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Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania (Type Locality for Rhodochrosite)

 
Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania (Type Locality for Rhodochrosite)

Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania (Type Locality for Rhodochrosite)

Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania (Type Locality for Rhodochrosite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44540
Mineral:Rhodochrosite on Quartz
Locality:Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania (Type Locality for Rhodochrosite)
Description:Sparkling cluster of lustrous colorless quartz crystals to 4 mm with hemispherical aggregates to 10 mm across of pink rhodochrosite microcrystals. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:9x7x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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