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Anglesite (old US classic) ex Richard Hauck Coll. viewBack to SPECIAL TUCSON INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS - Feb 9, 2012

Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
  • Starting Time:1/30/2012 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:2/9/2012 06:30:12 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:6.1 x 4.1 x 3.1 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Lustrous, translucent, colorless to oxide-included, blocky anglesite crystals to 1.3 cm are scattered in a boxwork gossan-lined vug on this showy and excellent old-time specimen from the famous mines at Phoenixville. Specimens of this quality date to the mid-1800s, as primary ore production was from 1847 to the 1860s! The sides and sawed base of the piece reveals that the hefty matrix is gossan, galena and sphalerite (two types: rubyjack: and small GEM, green crystals). Classic, fine and uncommon material from this renowned, early American locale. Ex Richard Hauck Collection and comes with an old handwritten label on the base.

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