Mineral Specimen #6344 Rhodochrosite, Quartz
Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Pampas Dist., Pallasca Prov., Ancash, Peru
3 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm
1.2 x 0.9 x 0.8 in
Ex. E. Morales, purchased from Willis Earth Treasures, New York Show, Nov. 1980
Rosy Red colored Rhodochrosite crystals nestled amongst clear to white colored Quartz crystals. The specimen looks very much like a Sweet Home Rhodochrosite. This is from a famous find of the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Condition: Very Good
Flaws: A couple of the Quartz crystals are incomplete, but this is not noticable.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Latin America | Carbonates | Quartz | Minerals Priced Between 200 and 299 Dollars