Rhodonite, Quartz
San Martin Mine, Chiurucu (Chiuruco), Huallanca, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru
Small Cabinet, 7.8 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm
A striking and excellent cluster of well-defined, highly lustrous, vivid pink, flat prismatic rhodonite blades from recent finds at the San Martin Mine of Peru. The rhodonites are richly dusted with quartz micro-needles, which add a nice sparkle to this beautiful piece. From the 1998 find.