Massive Alabandite with Rhodochrosite
Massive Alabandite with Rhodochrosite from Sacaramb (formerly Nagyág), Transylvania, Romania
Collection John Betts - Fine Minerals
Description Massive brown Alabandite with a few crystal faces showing up to 12 mm and smaller grains in Au-Te ore with small cavities lined with pale pink-yellow Rhodochrosite (or Mn-Calcite) crystals. The Alabandite is weakly magnetic. Rare. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #043; Ex. George P. Carlson, University of London 1951.
Locality Sacaramb (formerly Nagyág), Transylvania, Romania
Dimensions 7 x 7 x 4 cm.
Specimen Grade B
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