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Fluorite , old classic ex Bosch, Smithsonian viewBack to SPECIAL AUCTION: OLD CLASSIC MINERALS
from the Kay Robertson Mineral Collection
ends Tuesday June 25th, 2019

Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge District, Saxony, Germany
  • Starting Time:6/5/2019 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:6/25/2019 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:19H 8M 27S

  • Start Bid:$10
  • Reserve Bid:$10
  • Current Bid:$87
  • Size:6.7 x 3.8 x 3.7 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:This small cab features gemmy, light blue Fluorite cubes intergrown with highly lustrous and sharp Siderite rhombs. The Fluorites and Siderites are in the 0.8-1 cm range, and there is even a Pyrite cube thrown in for good measure. The quality and habit, as well as color and luster, are very atypical (in a good way) for the Ehrenfriedersdorf area. The blue fluorescence of the Fluorite is outstanding. Such quality all the way around goes a long way to explain why this fine combination piece was once in the famous Carl Bosch and Smithsonian collections before making its way to Kay. Possibly from the Saurberg Mine, this was #7431 in Kay's collection.

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