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    RHODOCHROSITE with QUARTZ, SPHALERITE and TETRAHEDRITE
    Cavnic Mine
    Maramures County
    Romania
    2.46 x 2.02 x 2 inches (6.71 x 5.15 x 5.09 cm)

    This little assemblage has lots to offer with not only prominent crystals of pastel pink Rhodochrosite but also terminated Quartz crystals as well as Sphalerite, and Tetrahedrite. This specimen was misidentified at one point as coming from the Sweet Home Mine, but even a novice mineral collector can identify this as not being material from the famed Colorado locality. This dynamic piece was likely mined in Romania from the Cavnic Mine. The association of the various species in the rock alone makes it a very collectible piece, and the sharp contrasts of the pink, charcoal and clear colors really gives this specimen an impact.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    16th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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