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Calcite scepter (rare) viewBack to SPECIAL TUCSON INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS - Feb 9, 2012

Bor Pit, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
  • Starting Time:1/30/2012 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:2/9/2012 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:4.4 x 2.0 x 1.4 cm
  • Size Description:Miniature

Description:Dal'negorsk is world-famous for fine calcite specimens and this is certainly one of the more unusual and striking forms you will ever see. A transparent, extremely sharp, hexagonal calcite crystal is sceptered atop a very elongated, lightly frosted, transparent, tapering, hexagonal calcite crystal. This piece looks just like half of a glassy barbell or dumbbell! Older material from the early 1990s, when these first came out. We have seen just a few others like this on the market.

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