Calcite and Pyrite (Dick Heck Coll.)

Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
Small Cabinet, 8.4 x 5.4 x 2.7 cm
Start Time: 04/15/2011 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/21/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Glassy, spiky clusters of dogtooth calcite crystals beautifully encrust the mounded, sculptural matrix and are strikingly complimented by splendent, brass-yellow pyrite cubes on this very showy and classic combination specimen from the famous mines at Naica. Two of the pyrite clusters consists of interpenetrating twins. This fine piece is in excellent shape. Ex Dick Heck Collection. Valued at $400.

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