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Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

 
Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 76492
Mineral:Rhodochrosite with Quartz
Locality:Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado
Description:Old-find (pre-Collector Edge era) rhombohedral pink rhodochrosite crystal with limonite-stained quartz crystals to 5 mm on the bottom. The rhodochrosite crystal complex crystallization patterns on the surfaces caused by many small parallel faces. Collected ca. 1970
Overall Size:22x16x15 mm
Crystals:22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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