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Cyclic-twinned Cerussite (classic Arizona) Bruce Murphy Coll. viewBack to PRE-MUNICH SHOW MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS (set 1 of 2) featuring OLD CLASSICS, GEM CRYSTALS and RARE SPECIES - ends Thursday Oct 25, 2018

Grand Reef Mine, Laurel Canyon, Graham Co., Arizona
  • Starting Time:10/18/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:10/25/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:2.0 x 2.0 x 1.7 cm
  • Size Description:Thumbnail

Description:Renowned for linarite, Arizona's Grand Reef Mine has also produced fine cerussite specimens, although they are far less common. A sharp adamantine lustre cyclically-twinned thumbnail crystal is nicely accented with attached matrix. The bit of noted bruising has minimal impact to the overall excellent quality and form of this crystal. Collected by well-known Arizona field collectors Dick Morris and Mark Hay in the Summer of 1988. Ex Bruce Murphy Arizona Collection and acquired from them in 2004.

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