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Large Lollingite xls, Calcite, etc (rare - Ted Bartels 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

Franklin mining district, Sussex Co., New Jersey
  • Starting Time:10/25/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:11/1/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:6.7 x 5.8 x 3.5 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Lollingite, iron arsenide, is an uncommon and desirable accessory from the famous mines at Franklin. Three sharp, brilliant silver-metallic orthorhombic crystals, to 1.2 cm, are aesthetically clustered with sections of others crystals scattered on the matrix. The sculptural matrix consists of calcite, franklinite and a scattered willemite, which fluoresces green under UV light. These are VERY LARGE, RARE and significant crystals for the species and locale. An important Franklin lollingite from the Ted Bartels Collection.

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