Calcite (Fluorescent) on Ilvaite

Bor mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorsky Krai, Russia
Small Cabinet, 5.8 x 3.0 x 2.3 cm
Start Time: 09/22/2022 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 09/29/2022 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Current Bid: $85
High Bidder: Private Bidder
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Item Description

A dramatically sculptural, rare and highly unusual-looking large combination from the famous mines at Dalnegorsk, probably from the 1990s or early 2000s. A classic for the species, this ilvaite is very sharp, lustrous, metallic-black, with a cluster of calcite crystals perched atop! The crystals of ilvaite are sparkling and lustrous, there are a few small quartz crystals attached to the top of the ilvaite. The calcite has a pinkish fluorescence. Just a great old miniature, very showy for contrast.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
Private Bidder $85 09/23/2022 5:51:12 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $75 09/23/2022 11:43:19 am (CDT)
BradMinerals $70 09/23/2022 11:43:19 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $60 09/23/2022 11:43:13 am (CDT)
BradMinerals $50 09/23/2022 11:43:13 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $45 09/23/2022 11:43:09 am (CDT)
BradMinerals $40 09/23/2022 11:43:09 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $35 09/23/2022 10:12:40 am (CDT)
BradMinerals $30 09/23/2022 10:12:40 am (CDT)
BradMinerals $20 09/23/2022 10:12:10 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $15 09/23/2022 10:12:10 am (CDT)
BradMinerals $10 09/22/2022 7:56:31 pm (CDT)