This beautiful rhodochrosite bracelet was made by Darlene Armstrong.
Dragonfly charm. 7 1/2″ Length. Sterling Silver.
Colorado officially named rhodochrosite as its state mineral in 2002.
One source of Rhodochrosite is the Sweet Home Mine near Alma, Colorado, which was founded in 1873 as a silver mine.
The name is derived from the Greek word meaning rose-red color.