Chrysocolla (Kay Robertson Coll.)

Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona
4.6 x 3.5 x 2.6 cm
Start Time: 12/13/2018 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/20/2018 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $48

Item Description

Bright multi-hued rich green and teal-green bubbly chrysocolla botryoids cover the undulating gossan matrix on this aesthetic and rich miniature specimen from the Helvetia area, near Tucson. Ex Kay Robertson Collection # 6939 and acquired from Kristalle in June, 1973. Kay is a prominent California collector, who specialized in European classics (see the article in the March-April, 2007 Mineralogical Record and the 50+ page article in the German Magazine "Mineralien Welt" November-December 2017). Specimens of this richness, quality and color are seldom on the market from here. A MUST for the species or Arizona collector.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
dlue1982 $48 12/20/2018 4:35:09 pm (CST)
tmr $43 12/20/2018 3:22:21 pm (CST)
tblackwood1 $42 12/20/2018 3:22:21 pm (CST)
tmr $37 12/18/2018 7:55:35 pm (CST)
dlue1982 $32 12/18/2018 5:33:19 am (CST)
tmr $27 12/18/2018 5:33:11 am (CST)
dlue1982 $25 12/18/2018 5:33:11 am (CST)
tmr $10 12/17/2018 6:01:20 pm (CST)