Rhodonite with Quartz and Pyrite
San Martín Mine, Chiurucu, Huallanca, Bolognesi Province, Ancash, Peru
Thumbnail, 2.7 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm
Ex. Irv Brown

Pale raspberry-colored rhodonite blades reach over 1cm in this beautiful, sparkling cluster. This is a choice thumbnail specimen from the best Peruvian find of this species, now classic, from 1991. Minor gemmy, colorless quartz crystals accent the superb, sharp, perfect rhodonite blades.