Rhodochrosite, Galena, Quartz
Small Cabinet, 6.4 x 5.1 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
This piece has some very attractive pink colored Rhodochrosite "rosettes" which are associated with white prismatic Quartz "sprays" and minor cuboctahedral Galena crystals. The Rhodochrosites are rather lustrous which is not commonly seen from the Sunnyside mine. Ex. Brian Kosnar Collection.