• Rhodochrosite on Quartz
  • Rhodochrosite on Quartz
  • Rhodochrosite on Quartz

Rhodochrosite on Quartz

$580.00   €466  £410.00 approx.  

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ID: CC991

A fine single crystal of Rhodochrosite on a Quartz matrix from the famous Uchucchacua Mine in Peru. The Rhodochrosite forms a lustrous deep red translucent to transparent crystal. The crystal sits attractively on a micro-crystalline drusy Quartz, creating a white backdrop, which in turn covers a previous generation of Quartz crystals on a thin band of black Mn-Fe oxides. A fine Rhodochrosite from the Uchucchacua Mine, with a sizeable crystal. Repaired.


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4.5 × 3.5 × 3.3 cm
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Dept, Peru, South America

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