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    Rhodochrosite, Tetrahedrite & Quartz
    19-01 Pocket, Detroit City Portal
    Sweet Home Mine, Alma
    Park County, Colorado, USA

    Specimens of Rhodochrosite from the Sweet Home Mine rank as some of world's most highly desired, collectible mineral specimens. The dramatic cherry-red color would be an eye-catcher in any mineral display.

    This is an excellent, cabinet-size specimen from the 19-01 pocket at the Detroit City Portal, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Park County, Colorado, USA. The piece features a single, large 14-inch (5.5 cm wide) cherry-red, rhombohedral-shaped, Rhodochrosite crystal with matte luster that is perched on a wonderfully contrasting black Tetrahedrite matrix. This is a high-quality example of the exciting new finds at the Detroit City Portal which began specimen mining in 2018.
    Measurements: 4.02 x 3.35 x 2.01 inches (10.2 x 8.50 x 5.10 cm)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2021
    17th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,133

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