Rhodonite (1991 pocket)
Chiurucu Mine, Huanuco Dept., Peru
Toenail, 3.4 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm
Ex. Steve Sinotte

A super toenail-sized (small miniature) specimen from the BEST modern find of the species as far as I am concerned, in a small 1991 pocket in Peru. Parallel growth of tabular, lustrous and translucent, rich pink rhodonite crystals, to 2 cm in length, highlight this specimen with just a bit of matrix. Ex. Sinotte collection.