Calcite ex Jaime Bird Coll.

Berry Materials Quarry, North Vernon, Jennings Co., Indiana
Small Cabinet, 8.4 x 7.2 x 5.3 cm
Start Time: 05/13/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/21/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

An impressive, 5.0 cm, translucent, lustrous, golden-amber, compound calcite crystal dramatically set on mounded matrix from the famous Berry Materials Quarry at North Vernon, Indiana. The blocky form of this complete all-around and nearly pristine crystal is striking. The few points of trivial edgewear are certainly not a detraction, as you can see. Classic and highly desirable matrix material from this well-known locale. The piece displays well without any aid. Ex Jaime Bird Collection. Valued $400-500

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