Dragon Minerals - Update July 14, 2019

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29985:
Rhodochrosite, Fluorite, and Quartz
Sunnyside Mine group, Gladstone, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado
Cabinet - 9.6 x 5.8 x 4.5 cm (3.8 x 2.3 x 1.8 inches)
278 grams (0.61 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

Numerous clefts and crevices of the white matrix are filled with bright bubble gum pink, distinctly crystalline rhodochrosite. The largest distinct crystal measures 8 mm. In places the rhodochrosite is partly to fully covered with a microcrystalline quartz coat, rendering it quite sparkly. Quartz points to a few mm in size, and a pale green but gemmy 1 cm fluorite group are also present. Sawn base facilitates display. No damage to speak of. Put some pink in your mineral cabinet with this classic western Colorado rhodochrosite!









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