Rhodochrosite, Fluorite
Small Cabinet, 5.4 x 3.9 x 3.3 cm
Sunnyside Mine (American Tunnel; Mogul Mine; Washington Mine; Belle Creole; Gold Prince; Brenneman Mine; Sunnyside Mine Group), Howardsville, Silverton District, San Juan Co., Colo
Sunnyside Mine (Colorado) rhodos are American classics that usually only turn up one at a time, from old collections. Here is a cluster of tightly intergrown rhombs on light green fluorite, with a layer of little Barytes frosting the rhodos. Two of the rhodos have been etched into cast-like forms.