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Rhodochrosite stalactite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca, Argentina

 
Rhodochrosite stalactite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca, Argentina

Rhodochrosite stalactite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca, Argentina

Rhodochrosite stalactite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca, Argentina

DESCRIPTION:No. 55178
Mineral:Rhodochrosite stalactite
Locality:Capillitas Mine, Catamarca, Argentina
Description:Section of a cylindrical rhodochrosite stalactite with one end sawn flat and polished to highlight the concentric pink growth patterns. The sides of the stalactite have tan-colored outer layer of calcite that is incomplete in areas. Ex. Dr. N. Luppescu
Overall Size:5x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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