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Copper in Gypsum (classic Arizona) Allen Dillwith Coll. viewBack to MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS - SPECIAL NEW YEAR'S COLLECTION SALE:
featuring OLD CLASSICS - ends Thursday Jan 10, 2019

Mission Mine, San Xavier, Pima Co., Arizona
  • 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:7.6 x 4.0 x 1.1 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:An unusual combination in nature, known at its best from this old locality! bright copepr feathers are inside! Mission Mine gypsum cleavages included with copper crystals are an Arizona classic. A striking, 3.0 cm, dense nest of richly colored "feathers" of spinel-twinned copper crystals is visible on both sides of this showy, rich and highly representative example from the Allen Dillwith Collection.

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