Rhodochrosite, Good Luck Pocket, Main Stope Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, Kalaskie Collection #828, Miniature 1.6 x 2.6 x 2.7 cm, $500. Online 10/6.
Cherry red, high luster rhodochrosite from mining circa 1992. Note tetrahedrite association: a hallmark of pockets with the best color. Cleaved on two edges. Betty Kalaskie Collection #828.