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Rhodochrosite and Quartz on Sphalerite-Pyrite from Silverton District, San Juan County, Colorado

 
Rhodochrosite and Quartz on Sphalerite-Pyrite from Silverton District, San Juan County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite and Quartz on Sphalerite-Pyrite from Silverton District, San Juan County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite and Quartz on Sphalerite-Pyrite from Silverton District, San Juan County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 72079
Mineral:Rhodochrosite and Quartz on Sphalerite-Pyrite
Locality:Silverton District, San Juan County, Colorado
Description:Lustrous translucent pink rhombohedral 11 mm rhodochrosite crystal on lustrous transparent colorless quartz microcrystals on dark sphalerite with yellow-metallic pyrite. Collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:23x12x12 mm
Crystals:micro to 11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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