Rhodochrosite, Pyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite

Specimen ID: L5W-K82

Mineral(s)
Pyrite : FeS2
Quartz : SiO2
Locality
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
6.3cm x 6.2cm x 2.8cm
Events

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The specimen is very esthetic due to the contrast between the main components. Rhodochrosite forms rhombohedral crystals that have zonal changes of color and are scattered over a matrix of Pyrite, Sphalerite and Quartz crystals.Mina Manuelita, Morococha, Junín, Peru.Found in 2004Specimen size: 6.3 x 6.2 x 2.8 cmMain crystal size: 0.7 x 0.7 cm
Jordi Fabre - 29th November 2006

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The specimen is very esthetic due to the contrast between the main components. Rhodochrosite forms rhombohedral crystals that have zonal changes of color and are scattered over a matrix of Pyrite, Sphalerite and Quartz crystals.Mina Manuelita, Morococha, Junín, Peru.Found in 2004Specimen size: 6.3 x 6.2 x 2.8 cmMain crystal size: 0.7 x 0.7 cm
Jordi Fabre - 29th November 2006
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