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Baryte on Fluorite (Ted Bartels Coll.) viewBack to HOLIDAY SEASON MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS SET #1:
- ends Thursday Dec 13th, 2018

Annabel Lee mine, Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin Co., Illinois
  • Starting Time:12/6/2018 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:12/13/2018 06:33:28 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Start Bid:$10
  • Reserve Bid:$10
  • Current Bid:$190
  • Size:9.3 x 8.7 x 4.6 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:A dramatic, sculptural and rich two-sided combination from the famous Annabel Lee Mine. Gemmy, highly lustrous, maize-colored barite blades richly and aesthetically cover the front of this aesthetic piece. The beautiful, glassy crystals reach 2.9 cm (doubly terminated). The fantastic matrix on the back is composed of striking, brecciated, two-color, lavender and powder-blue fluorite fragments! Exceptional combination material from this mine from the Ted Bartels Collection. He paid $175 for the piece in November, 1984. Value today? We feel $750-1000 is fair for this rare style combination.

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Current Bids

Amount Time Date Bidder
$190 06:28 12/13/2018 eoadave
$180 06:28 12/13/2018 forrestcarithers
$157 05:55 12/13/2018 eoadave
$147 05:36 12/13/2018 thejan2
$131 05:12 12/13/2018 forrestcarithers
$121 06:41 12/13/2018 dlue1982
$111 06:41 12/13/2018 thejan2
$111 06:41 12/13/2018 dlue1982
$87 12:54 12/12/2018 thejan2
$79 04:11 12/11/2018 eoadave
$50 12:10 12/11/2018 thejan2
$26 11:48 12/10/2018 jimsgems
$21 11:48 12/10/2018 keith
$10 10:17 12/10/2018 jimsgems