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Baryte (old) Kay Robertson Coll. viewBack to POST-MUNICH SHOW MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS (set 1 of 2) featuring OLD CLASSICS, GEM CRYSTALS and RARE SPECIES - ends Thursday Nov 1, 2018

Zobes, Zobes-Bergen District, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
  • Starting Time:10/25/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:11/1/2018 06:31:44 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:13.5 x 5.0 x 1.6 cm
  • Size Description:CABINET

Description:Glassy, transparent, golden barite crystals cover the sculptural large matrix plate. A druse of tiny golden pyrite crystals is a typical accessory from the district, where uranium was extracted from 1947-63. Ex Kay Robertson Collection # 2640 and acquired from the Lindemann Collection in September, 1962. Comes with a Lindemann label. Kay is a prominent California collector, who specialized in European classics (see the article in the March-April, 2007 Mineralogical Record). Specimens of this richness, size and quality are uncommon.

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