RHODOCHROSITE on QUARTZ with SPHALERITE
Santa Rita Mine,
Morococha District, Yauli Province,
Junín Department, Peru
Size: 3" x 2 1/2"
Creme colored Rhodochrosite concretions blanket sparkling quartz crystals in this unusual combination specimen. The addition of jet black sphalerite crystals as matrix and minor pyrite add even more contrast and interest to the piece.