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Copper coated w/ Malachite & Cuprite (Rob Sielecki Coll.) viewBack to PRE-TUCSON SPECIAL MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTION:
featuring OLD CLASSICS - ends Thursday Feb 7, 2019

Black Rock lode (Black Rock Open cut), Mount Isa Mines, Queensland, Australia
  • Starting Time:2/1/2019 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:2/7/2019 06:44:53 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Start Bid:$10
  • Reserve Bid:$10
  • Current Bid:$250
  • Size:4.4 x 2.9 x 2.6 cm
  • Size Description:Miniature

Description:A darling, colorful, brightly coated with malachite and cuprite, copper specimen from this well-known, now extinct, open pit copper mine, that was worked from 1957-1965 (MINDAT). Documented specimens from here are RARE. This adorable 360-degree arborescent miniature of spinel-twinned copper crystals with tiny sharp tetrahexahedral crystals is highlighted by the dramatic spike at the crest and by the bright green and red malachite and cuprite coatings. An outstanding and rare Black Rock Open Cut copper from the Rob Sielecki Collection, a prominent Australian dealer and collector. Valued at $500.

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Current Bids

Amount Time Date Bidder
$250 06:39 2/7/2019 bnmcw
$221 06:37 2/7/2019 gorski
$211 06:37 2/7/2019 bnmcw
$201 06:37 2/7/2019 gorski
$200 06:37 2/7/2019 bnmcw
$190 06:36 2/7/2019 gorski
$170 06:34 2/7/2019 bnmcw
$160 06:31 2/7/2019 gorski
$140 06:29 2/7/2019 bnmcw
$130 06:21 2/7/2019 gorski
$116 01:24 2/7/2019 bnmcw
$100 12:29 2/7/2019 gabarmen
$90 12:37 2/5/2019 bnmcw
$80 04:43 2/4/2019 frank*gold
$70 05:57 2/4/2019 bnmcw
$61 05:57 2/4/2019 tmr
$50 03:28 2/4/2019 bnmcw
$30 03:24 2/4/2019 rkrocks
$25 03:24 2/4/2019 bnmcw
$10 11:41 2/3/2019 rkrocks