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Rhodochrosite with Fluorite and Fluorapatite from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

 
Rhodochrosite with Fluorite and Fluorapatite from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite with Fluorite and Fluorapatite from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite with Fluorite and Fluorapatite from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite with Fluorite and Fluorapatite from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Rhodochrosite with Fluorite and Fluorapatite from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 48386
Mineral:Rhodochrosite with Fluorite and Fluorapatite
Locality:Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado
Description:Large deep-red rhombohedral rhodochrosite crystals to 32 mm with lustrous transparent purple cubic fluorite crystals to 5 mm and colorless prismatic apatite crystals that fluoresce under UV illumination. Minor quartz, galena, tetrahedrite, pyrite.
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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