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Rhodochrosite with Calcite from Idarado Mine, Ouray District, San Miguel County, Colorado

 
Rhodochrosite with Calcite from Idarado Mine, Ouray District, San Miguel County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite with Calcite from Idarado Mine, Ouray District, San Miguel County, Colorado

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Rhodochrosite with Calcite from Idarado Mine, Ouray District, San Miguel County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 58116
Mineral:Rhodochrosite with Calcite
Locality:Idarado Mine, Ouray District, San Miguel County, Colorado
Description:Flat plate of interconnected lustrous translucent pink rhombohedral rhodochrosite crystals to 1 mm with colorless calcite crystals in spherical aggregates to 2.5 mm diameter that fluoresce under UV illumination. Ex. Robert P. Bates (1926-2008) collection #029
Overall Size:28x28x8 mm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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