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Rhodochrosite from Sweet Home Mine, Colorado (53073)

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Rocks, Fossils & Minerals Start Price:350.00 USD Estimated At:700.00 - 4,125.00 USD
Rhodochrosite from Sweet Home Mine, Colorado  (53073)
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This item SOLD at 2020 Apr 17 @ 09:12UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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A superb specimen of rhodochrosite and quartz from the Hedgehog Pocket in the world-famous Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado. The rhodochrosite crystals are in form of simple rhombohedrons having a pinkish-red color and the associated quartz crystals are bright white and needle-like in form. The Hedgehog pocket (1996) is one of the largest pockets ever found at the Sweet Home. Sweet Home Rhodochrosite specimens are highly prized by mineral collectors worldwide. Dimensions (cm): 7.1 H x 7.5 W x 4.4 D. Location: Sweet Home Mine, Mount Bross, Alma District, Park Co., Colorado, USA

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State: Colorado
City/County: Alma
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