Sweet Home Mine
Sweet Home Mine is a mine near Alma, Colorado, United States. It was founded in 1873 as a silver mine. It is best known as the source of the famous rhodochrosite crystals "Alma King", displayed at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and "Alma Rose", displayed at the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals in Oregon.
Specimens of Sweet Home Mine rhodochrosite are also displayed at the geology museum at the Colorado School of Mines, and in the Royal Ontario Museum, the Houston Museum of Natural Science, and in many other museums and hundreds of private collections.
Media related to Sweet Home Mine at Wikimedia Commons
- "Sweet Home Mine (Home Sweet Home Mine), Mount Bross, Alma District, Park Co., Colorado, USA". mindat.org. Retrieved 2009-08-12.
- A geochemical study of the Sweet Home Mine, Colorado Mineral Belt, USA: hydrothermal fluid evolution above a hypothesized granite cupola, from The Smithsonian/NASA Astrophysics Data System