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Rhodochrosite after fossilized clam (illustrated) ex. Logan Coll. viewBack to MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS (set 1 of 2) - ends Thursday June 13, 2019

Kerch Peninsula, Crimea peninsula, Crimea Oblast', Russia
  • 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:$110
  • Size:5.8 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Multi-hued rhodochrosite has pseudomorphed part of a large mollsuc shell, that is dramatically filled with smaller pseudoed shell fragments and a myriad of rhodo botryoids and disks. The pseudos are encased in a striking mounded matix of nodular ironstone. Ex W.S. Logan Collection # X92 and illustrated on Page 143 of his 2013 self-published book, Rhodochrosite - Crystals of Drama and Nuance (available by request). This locality is now extinct and rich matrix specimens of this quality are very hard to obtain. Valued at $400-600.

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