Mineral Specimen #4846 Rhodochrosite, Pyrite, Chalcopyrite minor Calcite on Datolite
Mina Aurora, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Pink colored, small bladed crystals of Rhodochrosite resting on light green colored Datolite crystals. There are also golden colored Chalcopyrite crystals and cubic Pyrite crystals resting on the Datolite. There are also a few, very small, clear Calcite crystals along one edge of the specimen. The Datolite has a high, glossy luster and the Chalcopyrite and Pyrite crystals have a high metallic luster.
Flaws: There is small wear and chipping on edges of the Chalcopyrite and Pyrite crystals.