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Rhodochrosite & Datolite w/ Quartz (RARE Mexico) W.S. Logan Coll. viewBack to PRE-CHRISTMAS END OF THE YEAR MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS:
featuring OLD CLASSICS, GEM CRYSTALS and RARE SPECIES - ends Thursday Dec 20th, 2018

Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • Starting Time:12/13/2018 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:12/20/2018 06:40:21 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:6.1 x 4.4 x 1.6 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:VERY RARE rhodochrosite from the famous polymetallic skarn deposit at Charcas. MINDAT does not list the species for Charcas. Pretty pastel-pink spherical bundles of tiny rhodo blades are aesthetically scattered on the matrix plate of classic for Charcas, very glassy, translucent, intergrown sharp mint-green datolite crystals. The large datolite is 2.5 cm (doubly terminated) and the other prominent crystal is 1.7 cm. One side of the piece is covered with sparkly drusy quartz, a contrasting and typical accessory. RARE Charcas rhodochrosite combination material from the W.S. Logan Collection # X132-4.

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