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Rhodochrosite and drusy Calcite - historic locality! viewBack to SPECIAL AUCTION: OLD CLASSIC MINERALS
from the Kay Robertson Mineral Collection
ends Tuesday June 25th, 2019

Sacaramb, Deva, Hunedoara, Romania
  • Starting Time:6/5/2019 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:6/25/2019 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:1D 3H 54M 51S

  • Start Bid:$10
  • Reserve Bid:$10
  • Current Bid:$166
  • Size:9.6 x 7.2 x 3.8 cm
  • Size Description:Cabinet

Description:Outstanding combination piece from the historic locality once know as Nagyag, Transylvania. The delicate, finger-like stalactites (about 1 cm long) of Rhodochrosite have a gemmy coating of drusy Calcite, which adds sparkle and pizzazz to an already interesting cabinet piece. The condition is excellent, with just a few tips showing exposed Rhodo. On top of all this, the provenence is great, having been in the collections of Lady Elizabeth Anne Coxe Hippisley and Sir Arhur Russell befor becoming #5180 in Kay's collection. Better even in person, I think, as you can really appreciate the delicate and subtle color variations.

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