Rhodochrosite

Colorado State Mineral

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Rhodochrosite from the Sweet Home Mine in Alma, Colorado

Rhodochrosite from the Sweet Home Mine in Alma, Colorado; photo by Eric Hunt on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Rhodochrosite

Colorado recognized rhodochrosite as the official state mineral in 2002. Red, white and blue geological symbols of Colorado: rhodochrosite (red), state gemstone aquamarine (blue), and white yule marble (state rock of Colorado).

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