• Quartz var. Amethyst on Rhodochrosite
  • Quartz var. Amethyst on Rhodochrosite
  • Quartz var. Amethyst on Rhodochrosite
  • Quartz var. Amethyst on Rhodochrosite
  • Quartz var. Amethyst on Rhodochrosite
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Quartz var. Amethyst on Rhodochrosite

$2,700.00   €2,544  £2,190.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC12611
From North Mine at Broken Hill in New South Wales, Australia, a real eye-catcher of botryoidal candy-pink Rhodochrosite interspersed with pale purple Amethyst crystals over a botryoidal matrix of Calcite, probably a form of Manganoan Calcite. The Rhodochrosite forms botryoidal hemispheres of between 7 and 10 mm, with the primary mound being 4 cm in diameter. Delicate lilac-purple Amethystine Quartz crystals are developed to 1.5 cm wide between the Rhodochrosite crystals. A colourful, very different and possibly quite unique specimen from the vast mineralogical suite known from Broken Hill.

Details

Dimensions
6.8 × 6.5 × 2.3 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Quartz and Agate
Locality
North Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Quartz, Rhodochrosite

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