Announcements

Bidding Rules & Regs

Live-Ending Auction & Proxy Bid Rules, click here for more info.

Calcite (fluorescent) Lillie & Bartels Coll. viewBack to HOLIDAY SEASON MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS SET #1:
- ends Thursday Dec 13th, 2018

Rosiclare Level, Minerva No. 1 Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois
  • Starting Time:12/6/2018 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:12/13/2018 06:32:59 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Start Bid:$10
  • Reserve Bid:$10
  • Current Bid:$189
  • Size:13.4 x 10.7 x 5.5 cm
  • Size Description:CABINET

Description:Gemmy, pretty light amber dogtooth calcite scalenohedrons, to 2.3 cm, are festooned on both sides of this impressive and very rich large two-sided pincushion rib from the famous Minerva No. 1 Mine. One end is the attachment and the scattered contacting and bruising on both sides are certainly only minimal detractions to this striking sculptural specimen. Formerly in the Ross Lillie Collection and collected in October, 1991. Ex Ted Bartels Collection. Ghostly white fluorescence. Classic, excellent and rich Minerva calcite.

Miss this auction? Buy Calcite mineral specimens on iRocks.com

Current Bids

Amount Time Date Bidder
$189 06:28 12/13/2018 forrestcarithers
$179 06:27 12/13/2018 eoadave
$170 06:27 12/13/2018 forrestcarithers
$160 06:27 12/13/2018 eoadave
$150 06:27 12/13/2018 forrestcarithers
$140 06:17 12/13/2018 eoadave
$130 05:59 12/13/2018 forrestcarithers
$110 05:54 12/13/2018 eoadave
$85 05:07 12/13/2018 forrestcarithers
$69 05:02 12/13/2018 mlitt
$59 10:17 12/11/2018 eoadave
$55 10:17 12/11/2018 jimsgems
$35 04:09 12/11/2018 eoadave
$30 02:23 12/11/2018 martintiersch
$10 10:39 12/10/2018 goldfmi