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Vesuvianite (bi-colored crystals) viewBack to FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - FEATURING SPECIMENS FROM THE KAY ROBERTSON COLLECTION - end Thursday November 29th, 2018

Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada
  • Starting Time:11/22/2018 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:11/29/2018 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:Thumbnail
  • Size Description:2.1 x 2.1 x 1.7 cm

Description:These are truly some of the most distinctive crystals in the world because virtually no other species has this amazing color combination. This eye-catching thumbnail specimen shows classic yellow-green prismatic crystals with the classic reddish-purple color in areas. This reddish-purple color is caused by manganese content. The crystals have great luster and form, with very little damage. The largest individual crystal measures 1.3 cm. Pieces like this are becoming very scarce on the market, and truly should be appreciated for the uniqueness. The Jeffrey Quarry is now completely defunct and these amazing Vesuvianite specimens are no longer being found. A very showy and three dimensional example of this gorgeous classic material.

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