TGMS 2008 - The Alma RoseLast Updated: 22nd Feb 2008
By Jolyon & Katya Ralph
The Alma Rose was found at the Sweet Home Mine, Colorado during the 1992 mining operations by Sweet Home Rhodo, Inc. It is 45cm tall and is currently in the Rice North Western Museum of Rocks and Minerals. The specimen consists of red rhombs of Rhodochrosite on Quartz coated with Siderite on some faces.
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