Chalcocite on ore (Stoudt Coll.)
- Cole Shaft, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona
- Cabinet, 11.8 x 5.4 x 2.4 cm
- Start Time: 05/13/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
- End Time: 05/21/2009 5:06:49 pm (CDT)
- Auction Closed
Sharp, lustrous, dark gray chalcocite crystals are FESTOONED on the front of the CABINET-SIZED specimen of massive chalcopyrite/bornite ore on this fine, old-timer from the famous Cole Shaft at Bisbee. The back of this hefty ore specimen has been sawed and reveals the rich, golden-yellow chalcopyrite and bornite ore. Ex Dave and Emily Stoudt Collection and according to their catalogue and label, was purchased from then Bisbee rock shop owner Chuck Youngblood in 1988.