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Baryte & Malachite (classic CT) Burgess Coll. viewBack to PRE-TUCSON SPECIAL MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTION:
featuring OLD CLASSICS - ends Thursday Feb 7, 2019

Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut
  • Starting Time:2/1/2019 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:2/7/2019 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Start Bid:$10
  • Reserve Bid:$10
  • Current Bid:$436
  • Size:8.0 x 8.0 x 3.2 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Rare, rich and colorful two-sided barite and malachite from these classic old barite mines, that operated mostly in the 19th century. A large vug in the front of the sculptural layered matrix plate is festooned with scintillating tiny, gemmy, colorless barite blades, that cover many of the contrasting tiny richly sprinkled malachite botryoids. The crystal-lined vug continues under the overhang, adding even more character. The back has a nice surprise, with the 3.5 cm vug filled with oxide-tinted barite blades and seams of malachite. Specimens of this richness and combination quality are rare and are seldom on the market. Choice, undoubtedly old-time material from the David Burgess Collection, for whom Burgessite is named.

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Current Bids

Amount Time Date Bidder
$436 01:34 2/7/2019 ericclapton
$426 01:22 2/7/2019 jcnj
$361 01:19 2/7/2019 ericclapton
$351 01:19 2/7/2019 jcnj
$311 01:18 2/7/2019 ericclapton
$301 01:18 2/7/2019 jcnj
$260 01:02 2/7/2019 ericclapton
$120 02:15 2/7/2019 jcnj
$110 02:15 2/7/2019 sjfrep
$62 07:26 2/4/2019 jcnj
$57 07:12 2/4/2019 jmzdrum91
$42 07:12 2/4/2019 jcnj
$37 07:12 2/4/2019 jmzdrum91
$27 04:46 2/4/2019 jcnj
$10 01:47 2/4/2019 rocks r us