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Large bi-colored Fluorite (illustrated) Dr. S. Moreton Coll. viewBack to NEW YEAR'S MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS:
featuring NEW FINDS, OLD CLASSICS, GEM CRYSTALS and RARE SPECIES - ends Thursday Jan 3rd, 2019

Victoria Flat, Greenlaws Mine, Daddry Shield, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England
  • Starting Time:12/20/2018 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:1/3/2019 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Start Bid:$10
  • Reserve Bid:$10
  • Current Bid:$471
  • Size:18.1 x 7.6 x 7.4 cm
  • Size Description:LARGE CABINET

Description:An impressive, very substantial large two-sided fluorite rib from this classic old Weardale area lead and fluorite mine. Dramatically intergrown, lustrous, gemmy to translucent, glassy rich purple cubes with striking frosted white areas cover all sides of this architectural mounded piece. The beautiful cubes reach 2.8 cm. Pristine, amazing for such a large piece. Rich purple fluorescence. Ex Dr. Stephen Moreton Collection and collected in 2005. This outstanding piece is illustrated in the MINDAT locality Photo Gallery with a September, 2018 photo by Dr. Moreton. The sculptural two-sided appearance is remarkable. Valued at $1750-2000 for quality, large size and rarity.

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Current Bids

Amount Time Date Bidder
$471 04:17 1/3/2019 gabarmen
$447 03:50 1/3/2019 keith
$429 03:48 1/3/2019 thejan2
$419 03:48 1/3/2019 keith
$363 02:40 1/3/2019 thejan2
$297 02:04 1/3/2019 gabarmen
$242 08:16 1/3/2019 thejan2
$232 08:16 1/3/2019 mineraldv
$222 01:25 12/29/2018 thejan2
$212 10:03 12/26/2018 keith
$205 10:03 12/26/2018 mineraldv
$195 11:07 12/25/2018 keith
$171 04:06 12/24/2018 goldfmi
$161 03:30 12/24/2018 dlue1982
$151 03:30 12/24/2018 thejan2
$151 03:30 12/24/2018 dlue1982
$141 03:30 12/24/2018 thejan2
$131 03:30 12/24/2018 dlue1982
$121 12:03 12/23/2018 thejan2
$95 03:06 12/22/2018 dlue1982
$85 03:06 12/22/2018 goldfmi
$60 03:05 12/22/2018 dlue1982
$55 03:05 12/22/2018 goldfmi
$10 03:36 12/22/2018 dlue1982