The Dynamic Earth View Multimedia Version

Main Menu >  GeoGallery >  Gems >  Rhodochrosite
TITLE: GeoGallery

Choose one of the following Gems for more details:

Intarsia Box

Intarsia Box

This elegant box (diameter 14cm or 5.5in) was created and designed by Nikoli Medvedev and is an outstanding example of intarsia, or stone inlay. Among the minerals represented in the box are rhodochrosite (pink), malachite (green), azurite (blue), sugilite (purple), and opal (white).

bottom navigation bar Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Mineral Sciences website Credits