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Mimetite (classic material) viewBack to SPECIAL MINERAL AUCTION - $249 RESERVE LIQUIDATION SPECIMENS - ends Thursday, May 16, 2019

Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
  • Starting Time:5/9/2019 06:45:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:5/16/2019 06:45:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Start Bid:$249
  • Reserve Bid:$249
  • Current Bid:$249
  • Size:5.3 x 2.9 x 2.7 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Resinous, rich yellow colored, semi-radial Mimetite crystal groups are intergrown and free of matrix to create this eye-catching small cabinet / large miniature display specimen from the famous Ojuela Mine. The piece is very aesthetic with wonderful three-dimensional form and beautiful visceral appeal. The form of the Mimetite groups are hard to describe as they are elongated, but not your typical hexagonal narrow prisms, but they are not complete "spheres" either, just somewhere in between. The largest Mimetite group / cluster on the piece measures 2.3 cm long. I love the fact that each group is distinct, and fairly well-defined / separated which makes the piece all the more alluring. No major damage, just a tiny bit of roughness on the underside where it was removed from the pocket wall. I can even see a small tabular gemmy yellow Wulfenite crystal on the base of the specimen! Very good quality overall and very appealing. Priced at $750 in the inventory.

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Current Bids

Amount Time Date Bidder
$249 06:36 5/16/2019 jabaco