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Baryte "rose" (classic Oklahoma) Joe Lobell Coll. viewBack to PRE-CHRISTMAS END OF THE YEAR MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS:
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Cemetary Road & 48th Street area, Noble, Cleveland Co., Oklahoma
  • Starting Time:12/13/2018 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:12/20/2018 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:9.4 x 8.3 x 6.7 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:A classic Oklahoma barite "rose" from this obscure Cleveland County locale, known for exceptional specimens. Intergrown large "roses" of sand-included barite blades form a dramatically colorful and sculptural floater specimen. The roses from here are much larger, than most from nearby localties. This fine cluster was formed in the Permian-aged Garber Sandstone. Oxidized sand grains are included in the barite crystal structure with colorful effect. Nearly pristine, with only two small, barely-noticeable bruised "petals". Very choice and aesthetic 360-degree material with multiple display views. These are the Oklahoma State Rock. Classic barite from the Joe Lobell Collection. Joe is a well-known retired dealer and field collector of Oklahoma and Texas material. The quality on this one is over the top and specimens from here are rarely on the market.

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