Rhodochrosite Sphalerite & Quartz

Madem-Lakkos mine, Chalkidiki, Greece

Species: Rhodochrosite, Sphalerite
Locality: Madem-Lakkos mine, Chalkidiki, Greece
Specimen Dimensions: 5.5x4.2x3.2cm
Size: Miniature
Availability: Sold


Pink, rhombohedral rhodochrosite is covered with drusy quartz; this would have been a nice Greek rhodo. However, the piece hosts a perfect, contrasting, black crystal of sphalerite making it a fine combo specimen from this classic, defunct locality.