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Barite with Quartz viewBack to SPECIAL POST TUCSON LARGE CABINET MINERAL SPECIMEN LIQUIDATION AUCTION - Ends Thursday, February 22, 2018

Sugarbowl Pocket, Murray Mine, Independence Mountains District, Elko County, Nevada
  • Starting Time:2/15/2018 07:00:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:2/22/2018 07:01:54 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Start Bid:$10
  • Reserve Bid:$10
  • Current Bid:$187
  • Size:LARGE CABINET
  • Size Description:15.1 x 10.8 x 9.3 cm

Description:A lovely display specimen from the lesser known Murray Mine (not to be confused with the Meikle Mine) in Nevada. This piece features a generation of Barite, which is coated by a layer of sugary / drusy Quartz. The Barites formed in pseudo-rhombic, thick, blocky crystals with soft silvery hue, then a depostion of sparkling white Quartz came in. The largest crystal measures 2.1 cm, and the majority of them are undamaged, though there are a few contacts here and there. Some silvery-black areas can be seen on the piece, which we believe is minor Stibnite. The piece is showy from several angles. The piece came from the Sugarbowl Pocket.

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Current Bids

Amount Time Date Bidder
$187 06:56 2/22/2018 mominer
$177 06:56 2/22/2018 gariveda
$167 06:12 2/22/2018 mominer
$157 06:12 2/22/2018 oldnevadan
$75 05:33 2/22/2018 mominer
$61 10:05 2/22/2018 kyle
$51 10:55 2/18/2018 thaikid
$21 08:15 2/17/2018 oldnevadan
$10 11:12 2/15/2018 ironman