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Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Grizzly Bear Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

 
Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Grizzly Bear Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Grizzly Bear Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Grizzly Bear Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Grizzly Bear Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 49410
Mineral:Rhodochrosite on Quartz
Locality:Grizzly Bear Mine, Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado
Description:Translucent pink rhodochrosite crystal, with compound rhombohedral form, on crystallized milky quartz. The rhodochrosite appears to be etched on one side from groundwater resulting in the textured surfaces and slight limonite stains on the rear.
Overall Size:4x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-27 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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