Species: Rhodochrosite, Tetrahedrite
Locality: Millennium pocket, Sweet Home mine, Alma, Park County, Colorado USA
Dimensions: 9.5 x 4 x 2 cm.
A very nice plate of lustrous cherry-red rhodochrosite crystals to ~1.3 cm on contrasting black tetrahedrite matrix from the Millennium pocket, Sweet Home mine, Alma, Colorado. A nice cabinet-size rhodochrosite matrix plate from one of the most famous pockets (discovered in the year 2000) found at the Sweet Home mine. Ex. Loren Lemmen collection. Annette Slade photo.