cabochon of rhodochrosite, from Argentina, with PLUMES! At one side, this outstanding stone features wavy bands of glowing pink coloration. And the other side has honey-colored gel (calcite), very gemmy & translucent, which contains several beautifully ornate plumes with ghostly fortifications. Separating the two zones is a scalloped band of cream, with fancy little figures that resemble buds.
Rhodochrosite - Stalactite Section Catamarca, Argentina Description: A stalactitic section of rhodochrosite, polished on one end to reveal a colorful pink and cream concentric pattern. The outside of the piece is composed of a drusy coating of pink rhodochrosite.