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Fluorite (fluorescent) w/ Baryte (David Burgess Coll.) viewBack to PRE-TUCSON SPECIAL MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTION:
featuring OLD CLASSICS - ends Thursday Jan 31, 2019

Rock Candy Mine, Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada
  • Starting Time:1/27/2019 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:1/31/2019 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:11.4 x 8.1 x 5.2 cm
  • Size Description:CABINET

Description:Intergrown, multi-hued green fluorite octahedrons cover this classic and showy large three-sided mounded plate from the aptly named Rock Candy Mine of British Columbia. The translucent octos have striking, dense satin lustre stepped-growth faces and the octos reach 5.0 cm edge. The bit of purple and near colorless fluorite is a nice accent to this sculptural piece. Purple fluorescence. Ex David Burgess Collection, for whom Burgessite is named.

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