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Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

 
Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 51552
Mineral:Rhodochrosite on Quartz
Locality:Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Description:Sparkling transparent quartz crystals to 2 mm partially overgrown with translucent pink rhombohedral rhodochrosite crystals to 15 mm with microscopic transparent quartz crystals coating the faces of the rhodochrosite. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:4x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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