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Rhodochrosite on Quartz (uncommon) viewBack to POST-MUNICH SHOW MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS (set 1 of 2) featuring OLD CLASSICS, GEM CRYSTALS and RARE SPECIES - ends Thursday Nov 1, 2018

Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Lima Department, Peru
  • Starting Time:10/25/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:11/1/2018 06:30:29 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:8.5 x 7.0 x 3.3 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Pastel-pink, nubby spherical aggregates of tiny rhodochrosite blades richly cover the mounded quartz crystal plate on this showy and colorful combination from this less well-known Peru district. Raura is better known for excellent stibnite specimens. The one spot of bruising is certainly only a modest detraction to this excellent and uncommon combination. Most of these came out in the 1970s, with very few since.

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