Rhodochrosite, Sphalerite
Brooklyn Mine, Brown's Gulch, Silverton, Silverton District, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA
Miniature, 3.5 x 3.0 x 1.3 cm
A classic and seldom seen matrix specimen of Rhodochrosite from the famous Brooklyn Mine in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. This piece features a few bright pink, sharp, somewhat lustrous, rhombohedral crystals of Rhodochrosite on crystallized sphalerite. Ex. Richard Kosnar Collection.