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Rhodochrosite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca, Argentina

 
Rhodochrosite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca, Argentina

Rhodochrosite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca, Argentina

DESCRIPTION:No. 48025
Mineral:Rhodochrosite
Locality:Capillitas Mine, Catamarca, Argentina
Description:Difficult-to-find section of a stalactitic formation of translucent pink rhodochrosite that was sawn and polished on front and rear to highlight the concentric growth patterns. Shows bright pink color when illuminated from the rear. Collected in 1979. Weight 40.3 grams
Overall Size:8.5x4.4x0.4 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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