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Rhodochrosite, Pyrite, Sphalerite from Oppu Mine, Aomori Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan

 
Rhodochrosite, Pyrite, Sphalerite from Oppu Mine, Aomori Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan

Rhodochrosite, Pyrite, Sphalerite from Oppu Mine, Aomori Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan

Rhodochrosite, Pyrite, Sphalerite from Oppu Mine, Aomori Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan

DESCRIPTION:No. 51647
Mineral:Rhodochrosite, Pyrite, Sphalerite
Locality:Oppu Mine, Aomori Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan
Description:Transparent-to-translucent pink rhodochrosite crystals in spherical aggregates to 4 mm diameter on yellow-metallic pyrite crystals to 4 mm over a core of black sphalerite. The surfaces of the rhodochrosite are composed of smaller, parallel crystal faces. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:5x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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