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431  Hubnerite-included Rhodochrosite with Tetrahedrite on Quartz
Sweet Home Mine, [Rob's Pocket, Mini-King Raise], Alma, Alma District, Park Co., Colorado, United States  
small-cabinet  6.5 x 5.5 x 5 cm

   ex. Irv Brown


The main rhomb is included bottom-to-top by a single Hubnerite that extends almost to the edge of the specimen.

From Steve Behling of the Collector's Edge:

Rob's Pocket was found in August 1997
Hedgehog Pocket was found in Sept '96

Pockets were less than 50 feet apart ... similar mineral assemblage ...
Rhodo, Quartz, Huebnerite ... as a general rule, Rob's Pocket pieces have a
little stronger red color and often better luster than the Hedgehog.


Photos ©2005 Richard Geiger

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Mineral Occurances

Hubnerite48.01.01.01     go     webmineral     mindat
Quartz75.01.03.01     go     webmineral     mindat
Rhodochrosite14.01.01.04     go     webmineral     mindat
Tetrahedrite03.03.06.01     go     webmineral     mindat


created: 2005-06-16 23:16:02;    modified: 2010-04-11 17:49:37

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