Rhodonite- Single crystal
3.3 x 2.6 x .6 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
pre Tucson 2015 update
A translucent bright red single crystal of Rhodonite that is complete and distinctive. There are a few tiny unidentified yellow crystals on one face, otherwise this is all Rhodonite. This area had a major discovery a few years ago that produced some of the worlds best Rhodonites that sold for huge sums. This specimen is not that good or anything close to that expensive. An extremely flattened Rhomb, there is some minor edge chipping is seen in the photos but still displays well.
A classic assemblage of Adamites with some distinct purple crystals and tiny Lothameyerite crystals scattered as well. The Geothite matrix has several vugs but the largest vug is the most logical for display with a 2.5 CM span of Adamite. The crystals are sharp, glassy and have classic form, in quite good condition, the only damage is at the edges and is mostly not naked eye visible. purple is the rarest color for Adamite and the most desired, usually these are quite expensive.