Rhodochrosite from Capillitas Mine, Catamarca Province, Argentina A very nice medium-size Rhodochrosite stalactite. Perfect round cross-section, has quite a bit of cutting potential as round polished slices. Species: Rhodochrosite, Locality: Capillitas Mine, Catamarca Province, Argentina Dimensions: 12.6 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm.
A heart of Aphrodite. "Beautiful rhodochrosite (?) heart pendant bead is is set in a sterling silver wire frame which is tightly wire wrapped with fine silver wire. Pendant is decorated with sterling silver round beads and romantic swirls that follow the shape of the stone. I oxidized and polished it. Pendant measures 6 x 4 cm (2.36 x 1.57'')." Visit: jewelrylessons.com