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Rhodochrosite on Quartz with Fluorite from American Tunnel, Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

 
Rhodochrosite on Quartz with Fluorite from American Tunnel, Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite on Quartz with Fluorite from American Tunnel, Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite on Quartz with Fluorite from American Tunnel, Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite on Quartz with Fluorite from American Tunnel, Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Rhodochrosite on Quartz with Fluorite from American Tunnel, Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 60188
Mineral:Rhodochrosite on Quartz with Fluorite
Locality:American Tunnel, Sunnyside Mine, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado
Description:Translucent pink rhombohedral rhodochrosite crystals to 12 mm on colorless quartz microcrystals with lustrous transparent colorless fluorite crystals to 5 mm that fluoresce violet under SW UV illumination. The bottom was sawn flat.
Overall Size:10x8x7 cm
Crystals:0.5-12.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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