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Rhodochrosite

$750.00   €621  £560.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC2509
A fine single crystal of Rhodochrosite adorns the apex of the specimen from the Santa Eulalia mining area in Mexico. The single crystal of Rhodochrosite measures to nearly 1 cm and is nicely perched on a light grey-brown botryoidal matrix with a further well-formed 2 mm Rhodochrosite crystal, seen on the lower portion of the specimen. The Rhodochrosite is a mixture of coral and rose-pink and varies from small gemmy zones to more pervasive translucent throughout, with all faces displaying a bright glassy lustre.  Also scattered over the specimen are black micro crystals of possible "Alabandite". The Rhodochrosite does have a couple of natural contact points yet remains a great specimen from the area.

Details

Dimensions
3.5 × 3.0 × 1.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Rhodochrosite

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