RHODOCROSITE PENDANT in 18ct GOLD. A stunning, untouched , natural Rhodochrosite crystal from Sweet Home mine, Alma county, Colorado U.S.A. set with exceptional skill ,in an 18ct Gold pendant. Very rare specimen with excellent watermelon` colour, and still a little evidence of the matrix the crystal grew on. A totally unique and beautiful piece of jewellery. This pendant weights 5.4g, its is2.3cm in length and the crystal weight is 9.6ct.
Pendant Weight; 5.4g
Sweet Home Mine is a mine near Alma, Colorado, United States. It was founded in 1873 as a silver mine. It is best known as the source of the famous rhodochrosite crystals “Alma King”, displayed at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and “Alma Rose”, displayed at the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals in Oregon.