• Rhodonite with Galena
  • Rhodonite with Galena
  • Rhodonite with Galena
  • Rhodonite with Galena
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Rhodonite with Galena

$1,750.00   €1,565  £1,400.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC14195
The top surface of a small block of massive Galena is almost entirely packed full of translucent cherry-red Rhodonite crystals, some of which are reasonably transparent.  This classic combination is instantly recognisable from North mine at Broken Hill, the historic mining district in New South Wales, Australia.  The Rhodonite forms as elongated and distorted crystals of up to 9 mm wide which contrast wonderfully with the highly reflective silver cleavage surfaces across the Galena matrix.

Details

Dimensions
4.9 × 3.3 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Silicates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
North Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Rhodonite

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