Boleite (rare matrix specimen)

Amelia Mine, Arroyo de la Soledad, Boleo District, Santa Rosalua, Mun. de Mulege, Baja California Sur, Mexicoi
6.4 x 5.7 x 3.0 cm
Start Time: 01/03/2019 6:45:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 01/10/2019 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $364

Item Description

Here we have one of the great old classics from Mexico! Boleite is a very rare potassium, lead, silver, copper halide and is one of the great beautiful rarities in the mineral world - highly sought after by collectors. The species has been known since the late 1800s, but there honestly is only place in the world were superb specimens were found. This piece is a RARE MATRIX specimen of Boleite featuring not one but SEVERAL fine, sharp, lustrous, translucent, rich blue color cubic crystals measuring up to 6 mm. This piece is from the type locality and great crystals of Boleite are almost impossible to find in today's market, especially on matrix! Valued at $1,400 in our inventory.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
tejasrocks $364 01/10/2019 4:56:18 pm (CST)
gabarmen $343 01/10/2019 4:33:17 pm (CST)
tubman $319 01/10/2019 4:32:57 pm (CST)
gabarmen $309 01/10/2019 4:32:57 pm (CST)
tubman $286 01/10/2019 1:55:36 pm (CST)
tejasrocks $249 01/09/2019 1:51:10 pm (CST)