Uchucchacua Mine, Lima Department, Peru
The Uchucchacua Mine in Peru has produced some of the finest quality rhodochrosite specimens. This palm size plate shows rhodochrosite in a rich pink color, with lots of lustrous and gemmy or translucent crystals. The crystals form small scalenohedrons and sit on a white matrix mixed with manganese host rock. It is an mpressive and pretty specimen.
7.8 x 9 x 2.2 cm