Rhodochrosite coated with Quartz


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Exquisite piece featuring two central orange scalenohedra to 1.2cm  with some smaller satellite crystals perched on a matrix covered with white quartz and spherules of soft pink rhodochrosite. The whole is washed with a coating of sugary drusy quartz including, unusually, both habits of rhodochrosite.  From the Dr. W S Logan collection.

Locality: Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department Peru

Composition: Manganese Carbonate



Dimensions: 5.3 × 4 × 3.2 cm
SKU: Geo-3130 Categories: , , ,
Dimensions: 5.3 × 4 × 3.2 cm