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Chrysoprase (NEW FIND) viewBack to MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS (set 1 of 2) - ends Thursday June 13, 2019

Szklary Chrysoprase Mine, Szklary, Gmina Zabkowice Slaskie, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland
  • Starting Time:6/9/2019 06:45:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:6/13/2019 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Start Bid:$10
  • Reserve Bid:$10
  • Current Bid:$71
  • Size:3.9 x 3.4 x 2.2 cm
  • Size Description:Miniature

Description:One face of this solid nodule of glorious, lustrous, translucent, rich apple-green Chrysoprase has been sawed and polished and is nicely accented with just a bit of matrix. This is a beautiful and striking piece of Chrysoprase from a NEW FIND at this historic old nickel deposit, mined since the Middle Ages and finally abandoned in 1980 (MINDAT). Chrysoprase is the apple-green variety of chalcedony. The color is caused by tiny inclusions of Nickel-bearing layered silicates. High quality material from a new find and GLOWS, when backlit.

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$71 10:24 6/13/2019 paulcon
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