Mineral specimen from a classic locality in USA. The Sweet Home mine has produced many of the best Rhodochrosite specimens for many years. The mine closed in 2004 after several years of successfull crystal mining. This specimen is a very good example of the Rhodochrosites extracted before the mine closed in 2004. It is composed of a nice rhombohedral crystal of Rhodochrosite set up on a bed of Quartz crystal matrix. Well formed crystal with a very nice red color. No damage. Specimen size: 5 cm x 3.5 cm. Crystal size: 1 cm x 0.6 cm. Watch the video below.
Sweet Home Mine, Alma District, Park County, Colorado, USA.
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