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Fluorite on Sphalerite (Jack Stevenson & Allen Dillwith Coll.) viewBack to MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS - SPECIAL NEW YEAR'S COLLECTION SALE:
featuring OLD CLASSICS - ends Thursday Jan 10, 2019

Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia
  • 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:9.2 x 8.0 x 7.4 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Glassy, transparent to translucent, mint-green to near colorless fluorite cubes with water-clear to satin lustre faces are dramatically stacked on sphalerite matrix on this striking and aesthetic 360-degree combination from the famous Nikolaevskiy Mine. The impressive large cube is 3.7 cm. The cluster is complete all-around and nearly pristine. It's hard to see the bruised edge and corner of one of the upper smaller cubes. The matrix includes clusters of small calcite disks (pink fluorescence) and golden chalcopyrite. Ex Jack Stevenson and Allen Dillwith Collections. Classic and very showy combination material.

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