Botryogen (rare) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)

Libiola Mine, Sestri Levante, Genoa, Liguria, Italy
Thumbnail, 2.3 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm
Start Time: 07/29/2022 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 08/06/2022 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed

Item Description

A classic thumbnail sized specimen of the attractive orange Botryogens from the Libiola Mine in Italy. The piece hosts, small, sharp, lustrous, gemmy, rich orange colored crystals of this magnesium iron sulfate sitting atop typical matrix. Beautiful to view up close and a super example of this classic material that hasn't been available on the market in 50+ years. From the collection of Shields Flynn.