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Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

 
Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

DESCRIPTION:No. 70097
Mineral:Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite
Locality:Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania
Description:Many lustrous transparent pink rhodochrosite crystals to 4 mm protected in a cavity lined with black sphalerite microcrystals and unidentified green mineral (chlorite?). The rhodochrosite crystals are hexagonal prisms with rhombohedral terminations. Ex. W. Keller #5107, acquired in 1993 from D. Leavitt
Overall Size:8x6x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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