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Pyromorphite (old classic) Kay Robertson 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

Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Starting Time:10/18/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:10/25/2018 06:38:19 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:2.9 x 2.7 x 2.3 cm
  • Size Description:Thumbnail

Description:Classic, highly desirable, juicy tapered oil-green pyromorphite spindles, to 8 mm, are festooned on all three sides of the vuggy thumbnail gossan matrix on this exceptional old-timer from this historic Pb-Zn mining area. Ex Kay Robertson Collection # 7883 and acquired from John Albanese or John MacDonald (with labels) in the mid-1970s. Comes with an old Martin Ehrmann label dating from 1938-1950. John was the premier American dealer of high quality specimens in the 1950s and 60s until his death in 1972. Read his biography at: https://mineralogicalrecord.com/labels.asp?page=1&colid=575. An exceptional and rare style Leadhills pyromorphite with rare green color.

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