Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 07.05.2020 | Filed under:


Specimen # 200252
Mineral: Rhodochrosite
Location: Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon, Lima, Peru
Size: 7.6 x 6.5 x 4.6 cm


Detailed Description

Beautiful scalenohedral crystals of rhodochrosite from the famous silver mine at Uchucchacua. There are small complex colourless transparent calcite crystals in association. The rhodochrosite crystals have a silky lustre, with many tiny parallel crystal surfaces on each face. In excellent condition, incomplete crystals at the periphery. A nice colourful cabinet specimen.