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    RARE GEMSTONE: FACETTED RHODOCHROSITE
    Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado
    This intensely hot pink Rhodochrosite is a very rare collector gemstone. Rhodochrosite is seldom suitable to be facetted into a gemstone - let alone Rhodochrosite from the legendary Sweet Home Mine of Colorado. This 10.65 carat teardrop has been custom cut from the finest, most transparent Rhodochrosite ever made available as gem rough. Too soft to be set into jewelry, this truly unusual gemstone is for the discerning collector who is assembling a suite of rarities. This teardrop Rhodochrosite is a very clean and transparent gemstone with top color that measures 15.4 x 11.2 mm.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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