Rhodochrosite, Sphalerite
Wutong (Wudong) Mine, Liubao ("Babu"), Cangwu Co., Wuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
Cabinet, 10.4 x 7.5 x 5.8 cm
A fine cabinet specimen of a few cherry-red rhodochrosite rhombs and a dusting of brassy pyrite microcrystals on starkly contrasting, highly lustrous, twinned, black sphalerite crystals. This highly representative combination specimen is from recent finds at the Wudong Mine of China.