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Rhodochrosite with Quartz
Wudong Mine, Wuzhou Prefecture
Guangxi Province, China
2 x 1.6 x .8 CM (thumbnail)
price: $155
Spring 2020

Small, but very cute, cluster of sharp and slightly-etched Rhodochrosite rhombs. Several faces show complex stepped modifications that add extra pop. Aside from a tiny spray of Quartz crystals, there is no matrix, just Rhodochrosite. This thumbnail from an important find at Wuzoh in 2009, this was one of the last of this form, as most later pockets have more flattened and disk-like crystals. Nice color, form and presentation, if this was larger, it would be a very costly specimen!




Rhodochrosite with Quartz
Wudong Mine, Wuzhou Prefecture
Guangxi Province, China
2 x 1.6 x .8 CM (thumbnail)
price: $155
Spring 2020

Small, but very cute, cluster of sharp and slightly-etched Rhodochrosite rhombs. Several faces show complex stepped modifications that add extra pop. Aside from a tiny spray of Quartz crystals, there is no matrix, just Rhodochrosite. This thumbnail from an important find at Wuzoh in 2009, this was one of the last of this form, as most later pockets have more flattened and disk-like crystals. Nice color, form and presentation, if this was larger, it would be a very costly specimen!