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RHO5235 - Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite var. Martite

$60.00 Weight: 283 g

Julia Fisk Mine; Iowa Gulch; Leadville District; Lake County, Colorado, USA
43mm x 36mm x 15mm

Light pink translucent flattened rhombohedral rhodochrosite crystals to 2 mm across cover the gray Leadville Limestone matrix. Opaque black equant sphalerite (var. martite) crystals to 7 mm across are scattered across the top of the specimen. From the most notable rhodochrosite occurrence in the Leadville District, now defunct.

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