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Anglesite (old US classic) ex Richard Hauck Coll. viewBack to SPECIAL TUCSON INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS - Feb 9, 2012

Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
  • Starting Time:1/30/2012 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:2/9/2012 06:30:12 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:6.1 x 4.1 x 3.1 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Lustrous, translucent, colorless to oxide-included, blocky anglesite crystals to 1.3 cm are scattered in a boxwork gossan-lined vug on this showy and excellent old-time specimen from the famous mines at Phoenixville. Specimens of this quality date to the mid-1800s, as primary ore production was from 1847 to the 1860s! The sides and sawed base of the piece reveals that the hefty matrix is gossan, galena and sphalerite (two types: rubyjack: and small GEM, green crystals). Classic, fine and uncommon material from this renowned, early American locale. Ex Richard Hauck Collection and comes with an old handwritten label on the base.

Anglesite (old US classic) ex Richard Hauck Coll. - Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania Anglesite (old US classic) ex Richard Hauck Coll. - Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Anglesite (old US classic) ex Richard Hauck Coll. - Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania Anglesite (old US classic) ex Richard Hauck Coll. - Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Anglesite (old US classic) ex Richard Hauck Coll. - Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania Anglesite (old US classic) ex Richard Hauck Coll. - Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Anglesite (old US classic) ex Richard Hauck Coll. - Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania Anglesite (old US classic) ex Richard Hauck Coll. - Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania