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Aquamarine (big xl) on Muscovite (David Burgess Coll.) viewBack to MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS - SPECIAL NEW YEAR'S COLLECTION SALE:
featuring OLD CLASSICS - ends Thursday Jan 10, 2019

Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang, Sichuan, Chinai
  • Starting Time:1/5/2019 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:1/10/2019 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:13.5 x 8.4 x 6.2 cm
  • Size Description:CABINET

Description:An impressive large tabular, hexagonal aquamarine crystal is dramatically set upright on the sculptural large pearlescent muscovite plate matrix on this very aesthetic combination from Mt. Xuebaoding. The pristine, 7.2 x 3.9 x 2.4 cm, light grayish blue-green doubly terminated crystal is lustrous, glassy, mostly translucent with some transparent areas and has typically satin lustre edge faces. The 2.8 cm cluster of doubly terminated quartz crystals on one side is a very cute accent. A striking and excellent large two-sided combination from the David Burgess Collection. Very few new specimens have come from here lately.

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