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Inesite (classic material) (ex Josef Vajdak) viewBack to SPECIAL MINERAL AUCTION - $249 RESERVE LIQUIDATION SPECIMENS - ends June 13, 2019

Hale Creek Mine, Mad River Rock, Coastal Range, Trinity County, California
  • Starting Time:6/6/2019 06:45:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:6/13/2019 06:45:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Start Bid:$249
  • Reserve Bid:$249
  • Current Bid:$249
  • Size:10.9 x 7.9 x 7.3 cm
  • Size Description:CABINET

Description:Inesites from Hale Creek are iconic for the fact that they have a beautiful baby pink color, and they are some of the thickest prisms of the species extant. Inesite is often found around the world in very thin bladed or prismatic crystals, but Hale Creek specimens show excellent almost blocky form. This cabinet display specimen features many sharp, well-formed, attractive triclinic prisms measuring up to 1.0 cm scattered over the underlying matrix. Many of the crystals are pristine, but there are some contacted crystals here and there. A fine and aesthetic specimen of from this famous locality. The piece comes ith a classic label from noted rare species dealer Josef Vajdak / Pequa Rare Minerals, You can read Joe's biography here: http://www.minrec.org/labels.asp?colid=1371

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Current Bids

Amount Time Date Bidder
$249 05:39 6/13/2019 jabaco