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English: Rhodonite
Locality: San Martín Mine, Chiurucu (Chiuruco), Huallanca, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 7.1 x 5.3 x 3.7 cm.
There were VERY few specimens of this magnitude in the pocket, and I would say this one is CLEARLY one of the best. Others, who were there at the time, agree. It features the best color, deeper than others here; and crystals to 1.7 cm in length spraying out from a central and protected vug. It is also large, as most specimens from this find were 4 cm and smaller (if of any quality). It is a piece that just GLOWS in a showcase when well lit, and will add a most unusual pink-red color to any collection. Compared to the 1991 material, this holds its own and I think blows away anything found in 1998 for style and overall quality.
Deutsch: Rhodonit
Fundort: San Martín Mine, Chiurucu (Chiuruco), Huallanca, Provinz Bolognesi, Ancash Department, Peru (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 7.1 x 5.3 x 3.7 cm.
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source http://www.mindat.org/photo-147925.html


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