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Prehnite (unusual form) Kay Robertson Coll. viewBack to NEW YEAR'S MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS:
featuring NEW FINDS, OLD CLASSICS, GEM CRYSTALS and RARE SPECIES - ends Thursday Jan 3rd, 2019

Muotta Naira, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch, Grischun, Switzerland
  • 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

  • Size:6.9 x 4..9 x 3.2 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Dramatically sculptural prehnite from this less well-known Swiss locale. The striking V-shaped crust is solid prehnite. Parallel-growth bundles of glassy, translucent, greenish-gray prehnite blades line both walls of this incredibly architectural small cabinet. Ex Kay Robertson Collection # 10170 and acquired in Europe in October, 1983. Kay is a prominent California collector, who specialized in European classics (see the article in the March-April, 2007 Mineralogical Record and the 50+ page article in the German Magazine "Mineralien Welt" November-December 2017). An outstanding example from the locale.

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