Inca Rose!! Rhodochrosite Tumbled Silver Pendant From Argentina - 1.2" - 6.17 Grams

This is a fine polished tumbled Rhodochrosite crystal silver pendant from Argentina. It has wonderful red and light pink colors
The rhodochrosite has grown in thin bands and multiple partial rings, making this a highly aesthetic display and jewelry piece. The mine has been closed for years, and it is becoming increasingly difficult to find this high grade of material.
Location: Capillitas Mine, Andalgala, Catamar
Size: 2.7 x 1.4 x 1.3 Centimeters with bail
Weight: 6.17 Grams

Interesting Fact: The mineral was discovered in 1813 and the name rhodochrosite comes from the Greek word, "rhodokhros", meaning "rose colored". The Incas of Columbia called it Inca Rose