Rhodonite and Galena -Broken Hill Australia
Rhodonite and Galena
North Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County,
New South Wales, Australia
18x 34 x 20mm
A classic combo from this world renowned old Silver Mine, where mining operations ceased in 1993.
The cherry red Rhodonite is nicely crystallized, partly translucent with some distinct shiny faces and edges, contrasting beautifully with the dark silvery grey of the Galena.
Rhodonite : CaMn3Mn(Si5O15), Galena : PbS