Rhodonite

Specimen ID: 73D-0JC

Mineral(s)
Rhodonite : Mn2+SiO3
Locality
As recorded:
San Martín Mine, Chiurucu, Huallanca District, Bolognesi Province, Áncash, Peru
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
3.2cm x 3cm x 2cm
Collections
Current ownership:
The Tony Peterson collection.
Previous data
Mineral(s)
Acquisition date:
2008
Tony Peterson

Events

Photo added to mindat.org

This small miniature, 3.2 cm wide, has enough beauty for a cabinet specimen. The rhodonite is accompanied by pyrite, black sphalerite, and quartz.
Tony Peterson - 17th January 2009

Photo added to mindat.org

This small miniature, 3.2 cm wide, has enough beauty for a cabinet specimen. The rhodonite is accompanied by pyrite, black sphalerite, and quartz.
Tony Peterson - 17th January 2009

Photo added to mindat.org

Stereo view, similar but not identical to the preceding image. This small miniature, 3.2 cm wide, has enough beauty for a cabinet specimen. The rhodonite is accompanied by pyrite, black sphalerite, and quartz.
Tony Peterson - 17th January 2009

Photo added to mindat.org

Detail of one apex of the specimen. This small miniature, 3.2 cm wide, has enough beauty for a cabinet specimen. The rhodonite is accompanied by pyrite, black sphalerite, and quartz.
Tony Peterson - 17th January 2009

Photo added to mindat.org

Detail, in stereo, of one edge of the specimen. This small miniature, 3.2 cm wide, has enough beauty for a cabinet specimen. The rhodonite is accompanied by pyrite, black sphalerite, and quartz.
Tony Peterson - 17th January 2009

Mindat.org Photo of the Day

Tony Peterson - 11th April 2009
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